Intel i40e prints "FW LLDP is enabled" even though firmware LLDP/DCB are disabled

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Issue

  • Intel i40e prints FW LLDP is enabled even though firmware LLDP/DCB are disabled
  • When loading the NIC, the i40e driver incorrectly states that "FW LLDP is enabled"

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 or earlier
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Intel NIC using i40e driver

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