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RX error and overruns error on 10Gb Broadcom adaptor in Redhat Linux

Adam Flook
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Last Modified: 2018-12-20
Hi, we are receiving RX errors on one port to storage, we have changed the cable and the port on the switch, there are no errors on the switch only on this side.

i have read this could be due to the kernel which is 2.6 not being able to keep up.

is there a way to resolve this?

eth5      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 94:F1:28:A4:04:28
          inet addr:
          inet6 addr: fe80::96g1:28ff:fea2:428/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:49090224 errors:171 dropped:0 overruns:171 frame:0
          TX packets:64057242 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:45259514804 (42.1 GiB)  TX bytes:75797694806 (70.5 GiB)
          Interrupt:193 Memory:94000000-947fffff
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