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LIN6-10511 : igb driver error: igb driver NETDEV WATCHDOG fires with i350 NIC.

Created: Nov 2, 2015    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 9, 2015
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel, Networking


When using WRL on WildCat Pass found the following issue:
kern.log:2015-10-30T23:44:15.025 controller-1 kernel: info NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0 (igb): transmit queue 7 timed out

This resets the adapters every so often.

I looked online and found the following:

Latest igb driver from Intel site:

This has been fixed in WRL 7 earlier this year:

This same fix needs to be back ported to WRL 6 for TiS/OVP OR the latest driver from WRL 7/8 needs to be supported in WRL 6.

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