Re: VFs go missing with latest kernel

From: David Ahern
Date: Wed Feb 01 2012 - 12:57:58 EST

On 02/01/2012 10:47 AM, Rose, Gregory V wrote:
> I found this in the log file you sent me. I had missed it yesterday.
> [ 15.835223] igb 0000:07:00.0: 7 pre-allocated VFs found - override max_vfs setting of 7
> [ 15.835393] igb 0000:07:00.0: 7 VFs allocated
> I think that must be a bug in the code that searches for VFs already allocated and is the source of your problem. I'll keep you updated on what I find but it has to be a bug in the VF device lookups.

Confused. What is pre-allocating the VFs during boot? Looking at my
rc-scripts I am only set MAC addresses at boot. No VMs have been started
yet. This setup has worked fine with Fedora 14 and 3.0 kernels; it's
really the move to 3.3-rc that I hit the problem.

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