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Bug#864642: vmxnet3: Reports suspect GRO implementation on vSphere hosts / one VM crashes

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Sven asked this, but forgot to add you to the recipients:

On Thu, 2017-07-06 at 21:50 +0200, Sven Hartge wrote:
> Hi!
> > Could this be https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191201 ?

Note that this has been root-caused as a bug in the virtual device, not
the driver.  (Though it would be nice if the driver could work around


> Try the following, from comment 37 
> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191201#c37
> > In the meantime, suggested workaround:
> >  - disable rx data ring: ethtool -G eth? rx-mini 0
> Also adding "vmxnet3.rev.30 = FALSE" to the vmx file of the VM seems to 
> be needed. https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191201#c40
> Also: Which hardware version are you running? It is v10 for me (highest 
> for ESX5.5)

Ben Hutchings
If the facts do not conform to your theory, they must be disposed of.

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