Article ID: 000037839 Content Type: Connectivity Last Reviewed: 06/22/2023

Does the Intel® X540-T2 Ethernet Adapter Support Min_tx_rate While Using SR-IOV?

Environment

Ubuntu 16.04*

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Summary

Rate limit is the only function supported by Intel® Ethernet adapter.

Description

When IP-link min_tx_rate command is entered on X540-T2 adapter the command is accepted, but not enforced while using SR-IOV (Single Root- Input\Output Virtualization).

Resolution

min_tx_rate is not supported by Intel® Ethernet adapter in SR-IOV. The only supported function is rate limit. Refer to the example settings below:

ip link set eth0 vf 0 rate 1000
(This command sets TX Rate Limit of 1000Mbps for VF 0) 

For further assistance, contact us via Intel® Ethernet Forum or Customer Support.

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