After i40e driver update some servers do not load the new driver on boot.

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • We manually compiled the latest i40e drivers , regenerated initrd with dracut -f and rebooted.

  • The older i40e drivers are still being used instead of the manually compiled driver.

Note: This may apply to any drivers you might have manually compiled


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 (RHEL)

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