[Hardy-LBM] e1000e: Update driver to Intel v1.3.17
stefan.bader at canonical.com
Tue Jul 5 15:46:50 UTC 2011
On 05.07.2011 16:37, Stefan Bader wrote:
> On 05.07.2011 16:32, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> On 07/05/2011 03:18 AM, Stefan Bader wrote:
>>> SRU Justification:
>>> Impact: The e1000e driver shipped with Hardy does not support the
>>> 82574L cards found on some newer server boards. This prevents any
>>> network connection for those.
>>> Fix: Pick the latest standalone driver from Intel and replace the
>>> current e1000e code in the backports modules package with that.
>>> Testcase: Using the new backports driver network card(s) are detected
>>> and working. Before that no network card was detected.
>> Have you tested an existing e1000e that _does_ work so we can at least smoke
>> test for regression?
> Not yet. Will have to install Hardy on another box. Sort of trusted Intel to be
> correct (which the new code is their standalone driver package). But I can do
> that test.
Seems I do actually not have any other Intel NICs using e1000e...
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