[dpdk-users] [ovs+dpdk] [i40e] i40e PMD driver randomly fails init

Don maillist dlw.mailist at gmail.com
Thu Aug 10 17:18:13 CEST 2017

This turned out to be a bug in the 4.61 HP Firmware that we have since
upgraded to 5.60. (These are HP numbers). Anyone else seeing this issues
should pick up the latest X710 drivers from HP.

Best Regards,

On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 8:23 AM, Don maillist <dlw.mailist at gmail.com> wrote:

> We are working with 2 vendors (OS and hardware) and are stumped on an
> issue. We have a server with 4 X710 cards installed. We have perhaps 500+
> servers configured this way. Now, in installing Openstack with DPDK. we are
> seeing a number of systems fail with cards in random slots failing
> initialization apparently due to the # of VSIs set to 0. We can not figure
> out why some cards show VSIs:66 and some VSIs:0 but the 0 value cards
> always fail init. Any help would be appreciated.

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