[Samba] Multichannel and RSS Not Detected
chris at chrisdos.com
Wed Aug 18 13:20:59 UTC 2021
I'll check to make sure the card is not loading any firmware and if so, I
normally update to the latest firmware packages provided by kernel.org.
The server that is working only seems to be working on the 100G interface and
not on a 1G on a different network. So something is still not right. It
almost seems like it's voodoo right now when it does work. :)
On 8/18/21 6:45 AM, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
> Hai Chris,
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>> Chris Dos via samba
>> Verzonden: woensdag 18 augustus 2021 14:17
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>> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Multichannel and RSS Not Detected
>> I was digging into the difference between the servers again
>> and I noticed some other difference.�
>> I had upgraded the firmware a couple of months ago on the
>> Supermicro Mellanox card (had to get the firmware from Supermicro) that is in the
>> server that is not working.� I'm also running the Mellanox driver itself on
>> the server that is not working.�
> Well, after you did this, did you check for new firmware packages for debian also.
> These might be out of sync.
> dpkg -l |grep firmware
> I dont know if linux is also loading firmware, but check that, should be somewhere in the bootlog/dmesg output.
> If thats the case, i would look in : packages.debian.org if the current firmware is available in newer packages.
>> Both of these servers are multi-homed and are connected to three different
>> networks.� I discovered this morning that when looking at the server that is
>> working on the storage interface, that multichannel is not working on the
>> internal interface which is using a different NIC.� So there is another piece
>> added to this puzzle.� You gave an example to disable offloading of the NICs.�
>> Is that required for multichannel/RSS to work?
> I dont think its required.
> I would start here with newer kernel and linux firmwares.
> And possible the "specific firmwares"
> ( like i use : firmware-bnx2 )
> Cant help much beside above, i hope i gave you some ideas where to look at.
>> ��� Chris
>> On 8/17/21 8:28 AM, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
>>> On the virtual hosts and possible guest..
>>> Did you check if there not any problem with drivers and
>> possible offloading of the nics..
>>> I use XenServer, so thats the example i can give.
>>> But which one does work now?
>>> You didnt tell that. :-(
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