[dpdk-users] port 0 not present on board error

Pragash Vijayaragavan pxv3620 at rit.edu
Fri Dec 8 21:22:12 CET 2017

Hi ,

I have attached 2 ports to dpdk, and i tried -p 0x3 as well.

I have noticed that the ports are not showing the "Active" status, is that
an issue?

Below is the output from dpdk-status

pragash at revvit:~/dpdk-stable-17.05.2/usertools$ dpdk-devbind --status

Network devices using DPDK-compatible driver
0000:02:00.0 'Ethernet Controller XL710 for 40GbE QSFP+ 1583'
drv=uio_pci_generic unused=
0000:04:00.0 'Ethernet Controller XL710 for 40GbE QSFP+ 1583'
drv=uio_pci_generic unused=

Network devices using kernel driver
0000:02:00.1 'Ethernet Controller XL710 for 40GbE QSFP+ 1583' if=eth12
drv=i40e unused=uio_pci_generic
0000:04:00.1 'Ethernet Controller XL710 for 40GbE QSFP+ 1583' if=eth10
drv=i40e unused=uio_pci_generic
0000:08:00.0 'I350 Gigabit Network Connection 1521' if=eth0 drv=igb
unused=uio_pci_generic *Active*
0000:08:00.1 'I350 Gigabit Network Connection 1521' if=eth2 drv=igb


Pragash Vijayaragavan
Grad Student at Rochester Institute of Technology
email : pxv3620 at rit.edu
ph : 585 764 4662

On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 7:11 AM, Hristo.Trifonov <Hristo.Trifonov at ul.ie>

> Hi Pragash,
> How many ports are assigned to dpdk?
> Why is there only 1 port in the portmask (-p 0x1)?
> Dpdk would typically use pair(s) of ports.
> First port(0x1) in the portmask(0x3) is usually ingress traffic and the
> second port(0x2) of the pair is the egress traffic.
> Try with -p 0x3 portmask but make sure you have at least 2 ports already
> assigned for use with a dpdk app.
> If you have more than 2 ports adjust the portmask hex number to reflect
> the situation.
> Hristo T.

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