The VMware Knowledge Base provides support solutions, error messages and troubleshooting guides
NetXen NC510F 10GB adapter not detected (1007034)
- The NetXen NC510F is being picked up but is not being assigned as a vmnic.
- The NetXen NC510F cannot be used.
- NetXen cards use the unm_nic (3.4.115) driver and you can see that this is also correctly identified in /etc/modules.conf but the esxcfg-nics -l command does not list the adapter.
An update of the firmware is required to resolve the issue, in this case it is the OEM HP version running driver unm_nic (3.4.115) (VMware-esx-drivers-net-unm_nic-322.214.171.124-82663).
VMware recommends the nx_tools-3.4.263-5.rpm firmware. After updating the firmware version to 3.4.263, the esxcfg-nics command is able to list the information about the NetXen device.
Request a Product Feature
To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a VMware product, please visit the Request a Product Feature page.