[dpdk-users] testpmd can't start vmxnet3 nic

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Wed Feb 27 20:01:54 CET 2019


On Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:05:13 +0800
宋捷 <songj at zctt.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> 
>  
> 
> I try to using testpmd with virtual NICs (e1000 and vmxnet3) in Esxi VM.
> 
> I bound one e1000 and one vmxnet3 into igb uio module, it’s Ok. 
> 
> But testpmd will be exit with below message:
> 
>  
> 
> EAL: Detected 4 lcore(s)
> 
> EAL: Detected 1 NUMA nodes
> 
> EAL: Multi-process socket /var/run/dpdk/rte/mp_socket
> 
> EAL: No free hugepages reported in hugepages-1048576kB
> 
> EAL: Probing VFIO support...
> 
> EAL: PCI device 0000:04:00.0 on NUMA socket -1
> 
> EAL:   Invalid NUMA socket, default to 0
> 
> EAL:   probe driver: 15ad:7b0 net_vmxnet3
> 
> EAL: PCI device 0000:0b:00.0 on NUMA socket -1
> 
> EAL:   Invalid NUMA socket, default to 0
> 
> EAL:   probe driver: 8086:10d3 net_e1000_em
> 
> EAL: PCI device 0000:0c:00.0 on NUMA socket -1
> 
> EAL:   Invalid NUMA socket, default to 0
> 
> EAL:   probe driver: 8086:10d3 net_e1000_em
> 
> EAL: PCI device 0000:13:00.0 on NUMA socket -1
> 
> EAL:   Invalid NUMA socket, default to 0
> 
> EAL:   probe driver: 15ad:7b0 net_vmxnet3
> 
> testpmd: create a new mbuf pool <mbuf_pool_socket_0>: n=171456, size=6144,
> socket=0
> 
> testpmd: preferred mempool ops selected: ring_mp_mc
> 
> Configuring Port 0 (socket 0)
> 
> Port 0: 00:50:56:97:E9:44
> 
> Configuring Port 1 (socket 0)
> 
> Fail to configure port 1 rx queues

Some part of queue setup failed. Add log-level option to enable more logging
on vmxnet3 driver to find more detail.
	--log-level='pmd.net.vmxnet3.*:debug'

The vmxnet3 driver has a number of restrictions on size of Rx ring etc.





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