Myrinet 10Gb odd behavior - SOLVED

iamatt iamatt at gmail.com
Sun Aug 18 03:14:04 UTC 2013


Wow myricom still around...  used to use the lanai stuff never on bsd
though.  All FDR Infiniband these days.  Are you using the myrinet protocol
or ethernet,  just curious.  Glad you got it working!
On Aug 16, 2013 8:12 PM, "aurfalien" <aurfalien at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Aug 16, 2013, at 8:47 AM, aurfalien wrote:
>
> > Forgot to mention my loader.conf;
> >
> > if_mxge_load="YES"
> > mxge_ethp_z8e_load="YES"
> > mxge_eth_z8e_load="YES"
> > mxge_rss_ethp_z8e_load="YES"
> > mxge_rss_eth_z8e_load="YES"
> >
> >
> > I blindly added these w/o thinking what they do.
> >
> > Should I simply only load the first line?
> >
> > - aurf
> >
> >
> > On Aug 16, 2013, at 8:18 AM, aurfalien wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I've been suspecting my NIC is not up to par and notice this in the
> logs every few minutes;
> >>
> >> Aug 16 08:05:06 prometheus kernel: mxge0: slice 0 struck? ring state:
> >> Aug 16 08:05:06 prometheus kernel: mxge0: tx.req=1914503981
> tx.done=1914503810, tx.queue_active=0
> >> Aug 16 08:05:06 prometheus kernel: mxge0: tx.activate=0 tx.deactivate=0
> >> Aug 16 08:05:06 prometheus kernel: mxge0: pkt_done=1824019832
> fw=1824019931
> >> Aug 16 08:05:06 prometheus kernel: mxge0: Watchdog reset!
> >> Aug 16 08:05:06 prometheus kernel: mxge0: NIC did not reboot, not
> resetting
> >>
> >> Could tis be effecting throughput?
> >>
> >> My card is a Myri-10G-PCIE-8A
> >>
> >> I did install the Myrinet dev tools for FreeBSD and ran myri_info which
> yields;
> >>
> >> pci-dev at 05:00.0 vendor:product(rev)=14c1:0008(00)
> >>      behind bridge root-port: 00:03.0 8086:3c08 (x8.1/x16.3)
> >> Myri-10G-PCIE-8A -- Link x8
> >>  EEPROM String-spec:
> >>      MAC=00:60:dd:45:73:23
> >>      SN=413665
> >>      PWR=100
> >>      PC=10G-PCIE-8A-R
> >>      PN=09-03852
> >>      XFI=AEL1010
> >>      TAG=ze_tools-1_4_45
> >>
> >>  EEPROM MCP, PRESENT, length = 103384, crc=0x119daf46
> >>      ETHZ::1.4.45 2009/08/22 18:57:06 self extracting firmware
> >>      Bundle: exec_len=72144, PCI-ROM-len = 31232
> >>  Running MCP:
> >>      ETH ::1.4.55 -P- 2012/04/21 01:48:34 myri10ge firmware
> >>
> >> Any insights are appreciated.
> >>
> >> - aurf
>
>
> Did the ole RTFM and re programmed the firmware, all good now.
>
> - aurf
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