Linux* driver for Intel® 82575/6 and 82580-based network connections using kernel version 2.4.21 through 2.6.x.
There are three Linux* Base Drivers for Intel® Gigabit Network Connections.
- e1000e-x.x.x.x.tar.gz driver supports the Intel® PRO/1000 PCI-E (82563/6/7, 82571/2/3/4/7/8, or 82583) based gigabit network adapters.
- igb-x.x.x.tar.gz supports Intel® 82575/6 & 82580-based gigabit network connections.
- e1000.x.x.x.tar.gz support all Intel® PCI and PCI-X gigabit network adapters/connections.