[dpdk-users] Issue with i40e on X710: rte_eth_dev_count returns 0, i40e_aq_get_phy_capabilities returns I40E_ERR_UNKNOWN_PHY

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Wed Jul 12 17:07:26 CEST 2017

On Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:50:58 +0200
"jonathan.ribas at fraudbuster.mobi" <jonathan.ribas at fraudbuster.mobi> wrote:

> Hi all,
> We got a bunch of X710 NIC and cant use them with our custom app.
> As the topic says, rte_eth_dev_count returns 0. And after a quick
> investigation with testpmd, we saw that i40e_aq_get_phy_capabilities
> returns 'I40E_ERR_UNKNOWN_PHY'.

With I40E  always make sure and update firmware as first step.
Last I checked, some Intel NIC's do not support 3rd party SFP modules.

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