Why ethtool output showing irregular firmware version for ixgbe drivers in RHEL 6.5?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • ethtool -i showing inappropriate firmware version.
# ethtool -i eth0
driver: ixgbe
version: 3.15.1-k-Custom
firmware-version: 0x8000057b          <<========
bus-info: 0000:05:00.0

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.3, 6.4, 6.5
  • Driver: ixgbe

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