VLAN tagging is not working with IBM Power systems in RHEL 6.4

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • Unable to assign a VLAN tag to an interface in RHEL 6.4 running on IBM Power systems
  • Attempts to start the driver throw the following error in dmesg:
8021q: device eth0 has buggy VLAN hw accel

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • kernel 2.6.32-348.el6.ppc64
  • Machine Type = IBM,8203-E4A

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