Why packets getting dropped on the KVM guest with 8139cp drivers?

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Issue

  • Server is giving network time out error intermittently.
  • Many RX packet drops with 8139cp drivers.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)

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