Marvell 88E8056 sky2 NIC is not detected in RHEL 8

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Issue

  • The Marvell 88E8056 sky2 based NIC is visible in lspci output but the sky2 module is missing:

    $ lspci -nn -d ::0200
    04:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller [11ab:4364] (rev 12) 
    05:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller [11ab:4364] (rev 12)
    
    $ modinfo sky2
    modinfo: ERROR: Module sky2 not found.
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8

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