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Oracle Linux: Network Bonded Interfaces Fail with Error: NETDEV WATCHDOG: p7p1 (i40e): transmit queue 3 timed out (Doc ID 2934682.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64


An Oracle Linux 7 (OL7) system with multiple Intel Ethernet 700 Series Network Adapters (i40e) is configured for network bonding. Occasionally, both primary and secondary interfaces go down resulting in no active bond members and unexpected network behavior.

Messages such as the following are reported to the system logs, /var/log/messages.


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