Why do I see rx_crc_errors in ethtool output?

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  • Why rx_crc_errors incrementing in the receive counter of ethtool -S output?

    $ ethtool -S <Interface_name> | grep -i error
         rx_error_bytes: 0
         tx_error_bytes: 0
         tx_mac_errors: 0
         tx_carrier_errors: 0
         rx_crc_errors: 9244
         rx_align_errors: 0


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.

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