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bfaro1
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On SRIOV interface (X553) unable to change the VF state from auto to enable.

Hi,

 

  unable to change the VF state on SRIOV interface from auto to enable.

Is it allowed to change in X553 nics.

   

uname -a

Linux 4.14.52 #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Nov 30 11:35:36 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

 

ip link show

10: enp6s0f0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,PROMISC,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc mq state UP mode DEFAULT group default qlen 1000

link/ether 08:35:71:a0:a5:6b brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff

vf 0 MAC 00:00:00:00:00:00, spoof checking off, link-state auto, trust on, query_rss off

vf 1 MAC 00:00:00:00:00:00, spoof checking off, link-state auto, trust on, query_rss off

root:~# ip link set enp6s0f0 vf 0 state enable

RTNETLINK answers: Operation not supported

 

ethtool -i enp6s0f0

driver: ixgbe

version: 5.3.6

firmware-version: 0x8000084b

expansion-rom-version:

bus-info: 0000:06:00.0

supports-statistics: yes

supports-test: yes

supports-eeprom-access: yes

supports-register-dump: yes

supports-priv-flags: yes

 

modinfo ixgbevf

filename:    /lib/modules/4.14.52/updates/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf.ko

version:    4.3.4

description:  Intel(R) 10 Gigabit Virtual Function Network Driver

author:     Intel Corporation, <linux.nics@intel.com>

 

lspci

06:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection X553 10 GbE SFP+ (rev 11)

06:00.1 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection X553 10 GbE SFP+ (rev 11)

06:10.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation X553 Virtual Function

06:10.1 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation X553 Virtual Function

06:10.2 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation X553 Virtual Function

06:10.3 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation X553 Virtual Function

 

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Daniel_D_Intel1
Employee
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Hello Bfaro1, Thank you for posting in Intel Ethernet Communities. Please try updating to the latest drivers ixgbe 5.5.3 and ixgbevf 4.5.2. Let us know if you are able to "enable" SR-IOV after this. If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to ask. Best regards, Daniel D Intel Customer Support Under contract to Intel Corporation
CrisselleF_C_Intel
Moderator
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Hello Bfaro1, Please let us know if you were able to update the drivers and enable SR-IOV. If you have any other question or concern, please let me know and I will be glad to help Best regards, Crisselle C Intel Customer Support Under contract to Intel Corporation
CrisselleF_C_Intel
Moderator
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Hello Bfaro1, Please let us know if you were able to perform the recommendations above and enabled SR-IOV. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Best regards, Crisselle C Intel Customer Support Under contract to Intel Corporation
CrisselleF_C_Intel
Moderator
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Hello Bfaro1, I hope the recommendations above worked for you. If not, please try to check with your system manufacturer for further assistance. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Best regards, Crisselle C Intel Customer Support Under contract to Intel Corporation
SRao6
Beginner
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Hello,

 

I have the following PF driver:

# ethtool -i Eth1-1

driver: ixgbe

version: 5.6.1

firmware-version: 0x800008a4, 0.385.33

 

And I m still not able to disable the VF state.

# ip link set Eth1-1 vf 50 state disable 

RTNETLINK answers: Operation not supported

 

 

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