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Feedback on Hardware — Hardware Tuning and Troubleshooting

Added by Michael Huck 12 months ago. Updated 3 months ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Networking
Target version:
-
Start date:
06/05/2021
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:

Description

Page: https://docs.netgate.com/pfsense/en/latest/hardware/tune.html

Feedback:
Section "VMware vmx(4) Interfaces"

This section is not up to date:

The new tuning parameter are:

hw.pci.honor_msi_blacklist=0
dev.vmx.0.iflib.override_ntxds="0,4096"
dev.vmx.0.iflib.override_nrxds="0,2048,0"

Source:
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=237166

Actions #1

Updated by Jim Pingle 12 months ago

  • Target version deleted (2.6.0)
Actions #2

Updated by Marcos Mendoza 3 months ago

  • Priority changed from High to Normal

https://gitlab.netgate.com/docs/pfSense-docs/-/merge_requests/32

Queue count is set automatically according to vCPU count. Tested on vmx0:

[22.01-RELEASE][root@site-a-fw1.lab.arpa]/root: dmesg | grep -Ew 'descriptors|queues'
vmx0: Using 4096 TX descriptors and 2048 RX descriptors
vmx0: Using 8 RX queues 8 TX queues
vmx0: netmap queues/slots: TX 8/4096, RX 8/2048
vmx1: Using 512 TX descriptors and 512 RX descriptors
vmx1: Using 8 RX queues 8 TX queues
vmx1: netmap queues/slots: TX 8/512, RX 8/512

Actions #3

Updated by Marcos Mendoza 3 months ago

  • Status changed from New to Waiting on Merge
Actions #4

Updated by Jim Pingle 3 months ago

  • Status changed from Waiting on Merge to Closed

Merged

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