fjes kernel module gets loaded on a non-Fujitsu hardware

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  • The fjes kernel module gets loaded on a non-Fujitsu hardware, and the following message can be observed:

    FUJITSU Extended Socket Network Device Driver - version 1.2 - Copyright (c) 2015 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • The following systemd-udevd error can be observed:

    systemd-udevd[519]: could not read from '/sys/module/fjes/initstate': No such device


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • PNP0C02 device with non-Fujitsu hardware
  • seen on VMware VMs and Hitachi servers

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