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ESXi 6.5 not presented brocade-1010/1020/1007/1741 10g

Hi Everyone,

I used to have a Dell R710 server with a Brocade-1010/1020/1007/1741 10G PCIe Ethernet Adapter and VMware 5.5, all working well except for some disks. I moved all the VM, replaced the media, and finally, the brilliant idea of making a new installation of VMware 6.5. Everything works well, but I cannot use the two 10G interfaces. This is my scenario.

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[root@localhost:~] lspci -v | grep -A1 -i ethernet
0000:01:00.0 Ethernet controller Network controller: QLogic Corporation QLogic NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T [vmnic0]
Class 0200: 14e4:1639
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0000:01:00.1 Ethernet controller Network controller: QLogic Corporation QLogic NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T [vmnic1]
Class 0200: 14e4:1639
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0000:02:00.0 Ethernet controller Network controller: QLogic Corporation QLogic NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T [vmnic2]
Class 0200: 14e4:1639
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0000:02:00.1 Ethernet controller Network controller: QLogic Corporation QLogic NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T [vmnic3]
Class 0200: 14e4:1639
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0000:05:00.2 Ethernet controller Network controller: QLogic Corp. QLogic BR-1010/1020/1007/1741 10G PCIe Ethernet Adapter [vmnic4]
Class 0200: 1657:0014
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0000:05:00.3 Ethernet controller Network controller: QLogic Corp. QLogic BR-1010/1020/1007/1741 10G PCIe Ethernet Adapter [vmnic5]
Class 0200: 1657:0014
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[root@localhost:~] esxcfg-nics -l
Name PCI Driver Link Speed Duplex MAC Address MTU Description
vmnic0 0000:01:00.0 bnx2 Up 1000Mbps Full d0:67:e5:ef:38:f8 1500 QLogic Corporation QLogic NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T
vmnic1 0000:01:00.1 bnx2 Up 1000Mbps Full d0:67:e5:ef:38:fa 1500 QLogic Corporation QLogic NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T
vmnic2 0000:02:00.0 bnx2 Up 1000Mbps Full d0:67:e5:ef:38:fc 1500 QLogic Corporation QLogic NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T
vmnic3 0000:02:00.1 bnx2 Up 1000Mbps Full d0:67:e5:ef:38:fe 1500 QLogic Corporation QLogic NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T

I installed this two drivers but the NICs still are not presented to the ESXi host.

Brocade BIOS version 3.0.3.0 - There is more info about the card on the image POST

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If someone could help it would be much appreciated!

Thank you!

Best,

 

 

 

 

 

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