[dpdk-users] [dpdk-dev] VMXNET3 EAL : Requested device XXX cannot be used

Verma, Siddharth sbverma at rbbn.com
Sat Jan 26 14:35:23 CET 2019

Hi ,
We are facing issue , in esxi 6.7 (HPG10 server, VMkernel gen10srvr 6.7.0) while using vmxnet3 driver.
EAL : Requested device XXX cannot be used because of below given error -:
PMD_INIT_LOG(DEBUG, "Hardware version : %d", ver);         // returning  Hardware version as 0.
PMD_INIT_LOG(ERR, "Incompatible hardware version: %d", ver)

DPDK version -:

any help would be appreciated.

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