NETDEV WATCHDOG: ETH0: TRANSMIT TIMED OUT (Doc ID 1312709.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.2.1 to 2.2.2 [Release OVM221 to OVM222]
Linux x86

Symptoms

You might experience the following issues or similar:

NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed out


or

Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: <--- start FTQ dump on eth0 --->
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_RV2P_PFTQ_CTL 10000

Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_RV2P_TFTQ_CTL 20000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_RV2P_MFTQ_CTL 4000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_TBDR_FTQ_CTL 4000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_TDMA_FTQ_CTL 10000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_TXP_FTQ_CTL 10000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_TPAT_FTQ_CTL 10000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_RXP_CFTQ_CTL 8000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_RXP_FTQ_CTL 100000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_COM_COMXQ_FTQ_CTL
10000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_COM_COMTQ_FTQ_CTL
20000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_COM_COMQ_FTQ_CTL
10000

Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: BNX2_CP_CPQ_FTQ_CTL 4000
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: TXP mode b84c state
80001000 evt_mask 500 pc 8001170 pc 8001160 instr 38a30001
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: TPAT mode b84c state
80001000 evt_mask 500 pc 8000cdc pc 8000cec instr 1440fffc
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: RXP mode b84c state
80005000 evt_mask 500 pc 80048e8 pc 80048e8 instr 32050001
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: COM mode b84c state
80001000 evt_mask 500 pc 8000b14 pc 8000b18 instr 8821
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0: CP mode b84c state
80009000 evt_mask 500 pc 8000768 pc 8000774 instr 8fb00010
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: <--- end FTQ dump on eth0 --->
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0 DEBUG: intr_sem[0]

Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0 DEBUG:
EMAC_TX_STATUS[00000008] RPM_MGMT_PKT_CTRL[40000088]
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0 DEBUG:
MCP_STATE_P0[0003610e] MCP_STATE_P1[0003610e]
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0 DEBUG:
HC_STATS_INTERRUPT_STATUS[01fe0001]
Dec 20 00:42:02 oratestserver kernel: bnx2: eth0 NIC Copper Link is Down

followed by a reboot/eviction of the server.

Note: This is not limited to bnx2 hardware!

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms