[RHEL 5] Receiving errors "bnx2x_write_dmae:238 dmae timeout!" in messages

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Unable to get bonded interface up after changing blade chassis.
  • After moving system to another blade chassis, unable to start network on bnx2x interfaces
  • RHEL5.4 bnx2x_panic_dump:603

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3
    • kernel-2.6.18-128.2.1.el5
    • Red Hat-supplied bnx2x driver version: 1.45.23
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4
    • kernel-2.6.18-164.11.1.el5
  • Broadcom BCM57711E 10GBE Network Interface cards

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