Network Adapter Driver for Gigabit PCI Based Network Connections for Linux*

Version: 8.0.35 (Latest) Date: 10/17/2011

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End Of Life - This download, Network Adapter Driver for Gigabit PCI Based Network Connections for Linux* 8.0.35, will no longer be available after Sept. 6, 2019 and will not be supported with any additional functional, security, or other updates. All versions are provided as is. Intel recommends that users of Network Adapter Driver for Gigabit PCI Based Network Connections for Linux* 8.0.35 upgrade to the latest driver version at your earliest convenience.

NOTE: The e1000 driver is scheduled to change to a kernel only support model on/around Q2 of 2012.  If you have open issues you would like to see resolved, please submit them through as soon as possible.
The Linux* Base Driver for the Intel® PRO/1000 PCI and PCI-X Family of Adapters.  The latest version and earlier versions of this driver are available from SourceForge.

This release includes three Linux* Base Drivers for Intel® Gigabit Network Connections.
- igb-x.x.x.tar.gz driver supports all 82575/6-, 82580-, and I350-based 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.
- e1000-x.x.x.tar.gz driver supports Intel® PRO/1000 PCI and PCI-X family of gigabit network connections.

This driver includes support for Itanium® 2-based and Intel® EM64T systems.

This release supports the latest 2.4 series kernel as well as 2.6.x and 3.x versions.  For the Linux base driver for 2.2 through 2.4.18 kernels use [e1000-4.3.15.tar.gz].

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