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No link Detected for Broadcom BCM57414 NetXtreme-E 10Gb/25Gb Ethernet cards on OVS 3.4.4 (Doc ID 2429859.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 13, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.4 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After installing OVS 3.4.4 on Oracle x7-2 server, ethtool reports no link detected for the NIC cards.

Settings for eth2:
Supported ports: [ FIBRE ]
Supported link modes: 1000baseT/Full
10000baseT/Full
Supported pause frame use: Symmetric Receive-only
Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
Advertised link modes: 1000baseT/Full
10000baseT/Full
Advertised pause frame use: No
Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
Speed: Unknown! 
Duplex: Unknown! (255) 
Port: FIBRE
PHYAD: 1
Transceiver: internal
Auto-negotiation: on 
Supports Wake-on: d
Wake-on: d
Current message level: 0x00000000 (0)

Link detected: no  <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

 

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