I am new to TReX, TReX running in RHEL 7.2 and defined 2 No's of 10Gig Interface ports in trex_cfg.yaml
Intel 82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+
driver: ixgbe and version 5.3.5 (Ensured its latest NIC drivers)
Normally, I am able to see above interfaces when run "ifconfig" or "nmcli conn show"
This interfaces disappears from ifconfig after i do trex test, Also ethtool not able to find the NIC
# sudo ./t-rex-64 --cfg /etc/trex_enp129s0f_cfg.yaml -f cap2/dns.yaml -c 4 -m 1 -d 10 -l 1000
Starting TRex v2.34 please wait ...
set driver name net_ixgbe
driver capability : TCP_UDP_OFFLOAD TSO
set driver name net_ixgbe driver capability : TCP_UDP_OFFLOAD TSO
<Omitted test output> ...............................................
# ethtool enp129s0f0
Settings for enp129s0f0:
Cannot get device settings: No such device
Cannot get wake-on-lan settings: No such device
Cannot get message level: No such device
Cannot get link status: No such device
No data available
Any help would be highly appriciated
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Upon TRex start, it removes the interfaces from Linux native driver and binds to it's own driver (for increased speed).
To return the interfaces to Linux:
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Please Note. Interface appears in ifconfig after reboot
Thanks @Yaroslav Brustinov
I see ports Returning to Linux after entering the command you mentioned above.
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