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How to Disable Intel Corporation Ethernet Controller 10-Gigabit Flow Control (Doc ID 2165919.1)

Last updated on MAY 20, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.2 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Ethernet Flow Control (IEEE 802.3x) can be configured with ethtool to enable receiving and transmitting pause frames for ixgbe. When TX is enabled, PAUSE frames are generated when the receive packet buffer crosses a predefined threshold. When rx is enabled, the transmit unit will halt for the time delay specified when a PAUSE frame is received.

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