Intel X710 based NIC is not detected

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1

Situation

Intel X710 based NIC is not detected.  The NIC could be identified by following output from lspci:

Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Ethernet Controller x710 for 10GBASE-T
Vendor ID: 8086
Device ID: 15FF

Resolution

Fixed in Security update for the Linux Kernel -kernel-default-4.12.14-197.29.1.x86_64.rpm (Dec 17 2019) or later.

The following installation kit from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server can be used for network-based deployments for DellEMC PowerEdge systems with Intel x710 NIC: DellEMC PowerEdge Installation Kit

Cause

The i40e driver did not have the proper enablement to detect the NIC.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:000019639
  • Creation Date: 03-Jun-2020
  • Modified Date:03-Jun-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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