bnxt_en ports are not detecting their link upon boot when configured in LACP bond

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Issue

  • bnxt_en ports, which are configured as slaves to an LACP bond, do not detect their link on each reboot of the machine.
  • Bringing the ports manually up via nmcli or ifup results in detected links.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Kernel version 4.18.0-240.1.1.el8_3.x86_64
  • bnxt_en kernel module
  • BCM57416 NetXtreme-E Dual-Media 10G RDMA Ethernet Controller

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