kernel: ixgbe eth0: RXDCTL.ENABLE on Rx queue 0 not cleared within the polling period

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Issue

  • Network communication is lost with ixgbe eth0: RXDCTL.ENABLE on Rx queue 0 not cleared within the polling period messages logged
  • The ixgbe driver reports the following errors:
Nov 12 00:04:16 kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth3: transmit timed out
Nov 12 00:04:16 kernel: ixgbe 0000:05:00.1: eth3: Reset adapter
Nov 12 00:04:16 kernel: ixgbe 0000:05:00.1: eth3: RXDCTL.ENABLE on Rx queue 0 not cleared within the polling period
Nov 12 00:04:16 kernel: ixgbe 0000:05:00.1: eth3: RXDCTL.ENABLE on Rx queue 1 not cleared within the polling period
Nov 12 00:04:16 kernel: ixgbe 0000:05:00.1: eth3: RXDCTL.ENABLE on Rx queue 2 not cleared within the polling period
Nov 12 00:04:16 kernel: ixgbe 0000:05:00.1: eth3: RXDCTL.ENABLE on Rx queue 3 not cleared within the polling period
Nov 12 00:04:16 kernel: ixgbe 0000:05:00.1: eth3: RXDCTL.ENABLE on Rx queue 4 not cleared within the polling period
...
Nov 12 00:04:16 kernel: ixgbe 0000:05:00.1: eth3: detected SFP+: 4
Nov 12 00:04:17 kernel: ixgbe 0000:05:00.1: eth3: NIC Link is Up 10 Gbps, Flow Control: RX/TX

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Intel Corporation Ethernet 10G 2P X520 Adapter using ixgbe driver

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