Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#553 new enhancement

e1k support for 8086:1502 (82579LM Gigabit Network Connection rev 04)

Reported by: Jiri Svoboda Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: helenos/unspecified Version: mainline
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My Lenovo X230 has the following network adapter:

00:19.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection [8086:1502] (rev 04)

the support for which should be added to e1k driver.

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Jiri Svoboda, 10 years ago

Unlike the presently supported E1000 variants, this one, integrated on Intel 6 series chipsets, does not use an EERD (EEPROM Read) register to read the NVM, but an SPI programming interface.

  • Intel® 82579 Gigabit Ethernet PHY Datasheet v2.1
  • Intel 6 Series Express Chipset SPI Programming Guide

comment:2 by Jiri Svoboda, 5 years ago

My Lenovo X230 died so I am non longer able to test this network adapter.

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