The e1000e.x.x.x.x.tar.gz is designed to work with the Intel® 82571/2/3/4/7/8, 82566/7, and 82583 PCI-E family of controllers.
This driver includes support for Itanium® 2-based and Intel® EM64T systems.
If your adapter/connection is not 82571, 82572, 82573, 82574, 82566, 82567, or 82583 -based, you should use one of the following drivers:
- igb-x.x.x.tar.gz driver supports all Intel® 82575/6-based gigabit network adapters/connections.
- e1000-x.x.x.tar.gz driver supports all Intel® 8254x-based PCI and PCI-X gigabit network adapters/connections.