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Packet drops detected in ifconfig output on 10G interfaces for storage nodes

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Applies to

  • Element software
  • 10G interfaces configured with MTU set to 1500

Issue

Packet drops detected in RX for 10G interfaces. Counter rx_crc_errors increasing their values, even after replacing ethernet cables and transceivers for the 10G interfaces in the storage nodes and in switch ports.

In the output of the ethtool command for the 10G interfaces, the counters  rbx_brb_discard and rx_brb_truncate were increasing their values in a similar number as the counter rx_crc_error

 

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