Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:54:20AM -0800, Sean McCreadie wrote: > Hello, > > I am having issues using the vmware 10Gb virtual adapter with vmxnet > driver and drbd. When I go to sync the resources, the sync will > always stall at some point. I have confirmed that the vmxnet driver > is the culprit, as I have no issues using the e1000 NIC and driver on > the same VMs. seems that at least you are not alone :-/ http://communities.vmware.com/thread/269297 (just one of the first hits...) I suggest you stress test drive the vmxnet3 thingy without DRBD for a while. Find a simple test case, and take that to your support contact. > My setup is this: > > - ESXi 4.1 on new HP DL 380 G7 servers > - Onboard Broadcom NC382i gigbit adapter > - Add on Emulex OneConnect 10Gb SFP adapter > - Two identical fedora 13 VMs setup with drbd version 8.3.7 installed > - One SFP+ cable running direct between the two 10Gb NICs on each server, no switch. > - One 1Gb CAT6 cable running direct between two 1Gb NICs on each server, no switch. > > When I add a vmxnet3 virtual adapter to the VMs and start drbd, it > begins syncing and then quickly will stall. The behavior is identical > when I map the virtual NIC to either the Emulex 10Gb adapter on the > ESXi host, or the Broadcom 1Gb adapter. So I know its not the physical > link that's the issue. > > Conversely when I add the e1000 NIC to the VMs and start drbd, > everything syncs fine with no issues, and again this is the same no > matter what physical link I connect the VMs to. > > I installed vmware tools and verified it loaded the vmxnet3 module > successfully. > > I have looked in the messages log but haven't found anything, is there > another log I should be reviewing? > > Thanks in advance for any insight into this. > > Sean -- : Lars Ellenberg : LINBIT | Your Way to High Availability : DRBD/HA support and consulting http://www.linbit.com DRBD® and LINBIT® are registered trademarks of LINBIT, Austria. __ please don't Cc me, but send to list -- I'm subscribed