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RX packet drops increasing on Exadata X2-8 Ethernet Interface (Doc ID 2528009.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2019

Applies to:

Sun Network Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Server X5-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Steady increase of RX packet drops observed on the bondeth0 and vmeth0 interfaces on X5-8 Exadata DB node.

 

bondeth0 (eth1/eth2)

ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505642 errors:0 dropped:12811059 overruns:0 frame:0<----------------------------Increasing frequently
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505651 errors:0 dropped:12811063 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505660 errors:0 dropped:12811065 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505669 errors:0 dropped:12811069 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505674 errors:0 dropped:12811071 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505679 errors:0 dropped:12811073 overruns:0 frame:0

eth1

ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:172136712 errors:1 dropped:5 overruns:0 frame:1 <------------------------------------------Not Increasing on physical interface
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:172136717 errors:1 dropped:5 overruns:0 frame:1
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:172136724 errors:1 dropped:5 overruns:0 frame:1
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:172136730 errors:1 dropped:5 overruns:0 frame:1
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:172136736 errors:1 dropped:5 overruns:0 frame:1
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:172136741 errors:1 dropped:5 overruns:0 frame:1

eth2

ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134315905 errors:0 dropped:81211 overruns:0 frame:0 <---------------------------------------Not increasing on physical interface
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134315910 errors:0 dropped:81211 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134315916 errors:0 dropped:81211 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134315923 errors:0 dropped:81211 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134315930 errors:0 dropped:81211 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134315937 errors:0 dropped:81211 overruns:0 frame:0

vmeth0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505642 errors:0 dropped:12811059 overruns:0 frame:0<----------------------------Increasing frequently
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505651 errors:0 dropped:12811063 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505660 errors:0 dropped:12811065 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505669 errors:0 dropped:12811069 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505674 errors:0 dropped:12811071 overruns:0 frame:0
ifconfig_dropped_5sec_output_.t: RX packets:134505679 errors:0 dropped:12811073 overruns:0 frame:0

 

 

 

 

Cause

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