rx ring buffer sizes cannot be modified with ethtool on be2net network interfaces

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Issue

When attempting to modify the receive (rx) ring buffer size on a be2net network interface with the ethtool utility, an error message is displayed

> [root@server ~]\# ethtool -G eth0 rx 512  
> Cannot set device ring parameters: Operation not supported

Is it not possible to modify the rx ring buffer size with be2net network interfaces?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • be2net network interface driver

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