[dpdk-dev] Failed to initialize HW 0x10bc

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Fri Jul 3 17:09:17 CEST 2015

On Fri, Jul 03, 2015 at 02:59:15PM +0000, Emerson Posadas wrote:
> Hello
> I´m trying to use the pktgen tool to generate some traffic, but my
> device (Intel
> Corporation 82571EB Gigabit Ethernet) is failing to initialize. Is this
> related with the resolved issue 7.19, even when is not the same device?
> http://dpdk.org/doc/guides/rel_notes/resolved_issues.html
> Here is my output while running pktgen:
> PMD: eth_em_dev_init(): port_id 0 vendorID=0x8086 deviceID=0x10bc: failed
> to init HW
> EAL: Error - exiting with code: 1
>   Cause: Requested device 0000:03:00.0 cannot be used
Can you try running testpmd with your NIC to see if that initializes the ports


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