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Looking for nvmupdate64 NVMUpdate version - source code : Linux ice driver


Hi I am a member of the Oracle Linux  kernel team


We have a version of the ice driver in our UEK6-5.4.y. kernel. 


The nvmupdate64 utility included in 







It Hangs when it is ran against this ice driver. 


< hangs >


lspci :

 # lspci -k -v -s 17:00.0

17:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Ethernet Controller E810-XXV for SFP (rev 02)

Subsystem: Intel Corporation Ethernet Network Adapter E810-XXV-2 for OCP 3.0

Physical Slot: 260

Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16, NUMA node 0, IOMMU group 25

Memory at 21fffa000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]

Memory at 21fffe020000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=64K]

Expansion ROM at 9b800000 [disabled] [size=1M]

Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3

Capabilities: [50] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable+ 64bit+

Capabilities: [70] MSI-X: Enable+ Count=1024 Masked-

Capabilities: [a0] Express Endpoint, MSI 00

Capabilities: [e0] Vital Product Data

Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting

Capabilities: [148] Alternative Routing-ID Interpretation (ARI)

Capabilities: [150] Device Serial Number b4-96-91-ff-ff-a5-80-ac

Capabilities: [160] Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV)

Capabilities: [1a0] Transaction Processing Hints

Capabilities: [1b0] Access Control Services

Capabilities: [1d0] Secondary PCI Express

Capabilities: [200] Data Link Feature <?>

Capabilities: [210] Physical Layer 16.0 GT/s <?>

Capabilities: [250] Lane Margining at the Receiver <?>

Kernel driver in use: ice

Kernel modules: ice


# modinfo ice

filename:       /lib/modules/5.4.17-2136.307.3.el8uek.x86_64/kernel/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ice/ice.ko.xz

firmware:       intel/ice/ddp/ice.pkg

version:        0.8.2-k

license:        GPL v2

description:    Intel(R) Ethernet Connection E800 Series Linux Driver

author:         Intel Corporation, <>



I need to see what the utility is doing to determine what the kernel  issue may be . 


Oracle is a Intel partner and has a NDA disclosure agreement. 


Is there someone who can point me to a contact ?


My email is :


John   dot   p  dot   donnelly. at oracle . dot com 



Thank you . 




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