Why are packet drops observed against 'rx_no_dma_resources' parameter in the output of 'ethtool -S <interface>' ?

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Issue

  • Why are packet drops observed against rx_no_dma_resources parameter in the output of ethtool -S <interface> ?
~# ethtool -S eth0 | grep no_dma
     rx_no_dma_resources: 2699

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (All Versions)

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