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Fails to ping gateway with error "No buffer space available"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Intel 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller IX4-T port

Issue

  • Fails to ping gateway with error "No buffer space available"
ping: sendto: No buffer space available
ping: sendto: No buffer space available
  • Frame discards for transmit are increasing due to Queue overflow on the onboard Ten Gigabit Ethernet NIC port :

::> system node run -node <node_name> -command ifstat -a

TRANSMIT
Total frames:    11845  | Frames/second:       0  | Total bytes:      1617k
Bytes/second:        1  | Total errors:        0  | Errors/minute:       0
Total discards:  75581  | Queue overflow:  75581  | Multi/broadcast: 11350

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