[dpdk-users] [dpdk-dev] problem with Qlogic NIC QL45611H

Patil, Harish Harish.Patil at cavium.com
Wed Oct 25 03:00:55 CEST 2017

-----Original Message-----
From: dev <dev-bounces at dpdk.org> on behalf of "Wu, Xiaoban"
<Xiaoban_Wu at student.uml.edu>
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:36 PM
To: "users at dpdk.org" <users at dpdk.org>, "dev at dpdk.org" <dev at dpdk.org>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] problem with Qlogic NIC QL45611H

>Dear All,
>I am trying to run some DPDK applications with the QL45611H NIC, however
>I am facing a problem I don't know how to solve, could somebody please
>help me?
>I am using ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.16 on a Dell server.
>I downloaded the driver and firmware from
>I firstly installed the driver, and then I rebooted the machine. Then I
>installed the firmware, then I rebooted machine. Then I could see the
>interface eth9 by command ifconfig. And also, the tcpdump can show the
>The firmware is updated to qed_init_values_zipped-
>Then I downloaded the dpdk-17.05 and modified the config/common_base file
>.0.bin". I then installed the DPDK by "make -j8 install
>Then I run "sudo modprobe uio", "sudo insmod igb_uo.ko" and "sudo
>dpdk-devbind.py --bind=igb_uio eth9"
>Then I stared my dpdk application, it gave me the error message:
>EAL: PCI device 0000:82:00.0 on NUMA socket 1
>EAL:   probe driver: 1077:1644 net_qede
>[qed_slowpath_start:289(82:00.0:dpdk-port-0)]ecore_hw_init failed
>[qede_common_dev_init:2245(82:00.0:dpdk-port-0)]Cannot start slowpath rc
>= -3
>EAL: Requested device 0000:82:00.0 cannot be used
>Could anybody who has played with QLogic NIC please help me on how to
>correctly start DPDK application step by step? Thanks very much for your
>Best wishes,

1) Have you enabled IOMMU? If so, please try disabling it and try.

2) If (1) does not work then enable the below debug flag:
and recompile using same make command and send the output.


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