OCI - Unexpected Packet Drop at Host macvtap Device For PV Networking
(Doc ID 2775410.1)
Last updated on MAY 27, 2021
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
KVM host side macvtap device shows the drops, and its a random behavior. There is no drops reported at the guest os network interface, but simply the packet will disappear.
Host Side macvtap will show the drops as below.
Currently this issue seems only affected UEK5 Kernel.
To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!
In this Document