When using igb with max_vfs=5 option, it fails with "SR-IOV: bus number out of range" error message on terminal?

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Issue

  • When using igb with max_vfs=5 option, it fails with "SR-IOV: bus number out of range" error message on terminal?
  • Command "modprobe igb max_vfs=5" gives the following error message:

    SR-IOV: bus number out of range
    SR-IOV: bus number out of range
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • kernel - 2.6.32-131.4.1.el6.x86_64

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