NEXUS 1000V interface errors

I am looking for a good definition of what a "packet discard" may be?

This interface error is being seen on our Nexus 1000v's
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gheistCommented:
Can you post proper complete log message?
"packet discard" is much worse than "selective packet discard"
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askincakirCommented:
Hi,

Packet discard means that interface or product (may be switch or router) cannot handle the incoming traffic.
There for it discards that packet and mostly this means dropping of that packet.
Basically it is not good thing :)
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