Repeated "ethtool: page allocation failure: order:6, mode:0xc0d0" errors

Solution In Progress - Updated -

Issue

  • We see repeated ethtool errors as follows with changing PID.
/var/log/kern.log-20210815.gz:Aug 14 00:42:58 hostname kernel: [2569107.111049] i40e 0000:19:00.0 em1: Changing Rx descriptor count from 512 to 4096
/var/log/kern.log-20210815.gz:Aug 14 00:42:58 hostname kernel: [2569107.799478] ethtool: page allocation failure: order:5, mode:0xc0d0
/var/log/kern.log-20210815.gz:--
/var/log/kern.log-20210815.gz:Aug 14 00:42:59 hostname kernel: [2569108.536842] i40e 0000:19:00.0 em1: Changing Tx descriptor count from 512 to 4096.
/var/log/kern.log-20210815.gz:Aug 14 00:43:00 hostname kernel: [2569109.076979] ethtool: page allocation failure: order:6, mode:0xc0d0

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Puppet
  • i40e NIC

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