[CentOS] Intel igb driver question

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Tue Mar 20 13:13:56 EDT 2012


On 20/03/12 16:38, lhecking at users.sourceforge.net wrote:
>
>   Does anyone here know which CentOS release added support for 8086:1521,
>   some I350 class device? We cannot get it to work under 5.4/igb driver
>   version 1.3.16-k2. There must have been some major updates since,
>   5.8 driver is 3.0.6-k2-2 and current is 3.3.6.
>


Does this help:


# rpm -qa kernel | sort
kernel-2.6.18-128.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-164.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-194.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-238.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-274.18.1.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-274.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-308.1.1.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-308.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-53.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-8.el5.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-92.el5.x86_64

# for x in `find /lib/modules/ -name igb.ko` ; do echo $x ; modinfo $x | 
grep -i v00008086d00001521 ; done
/lib/modules/2.6.18-164.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
/lib/modules/2.6.18-92.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
/lib/modules/2.6.18-308.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
alias:          pci:v00008086d00001521sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
/lib/modules/2.6.18-128.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
/lib/modules/2.6.18-308.1.1.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
alias:          pci:v00008086d00001521sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
/lib/modules/2.6.18-53.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
/lib/modules/2.6.18-274.18.1.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
alias:          pci:v00008086d00001521sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
/lib/modules/2.6.18-238.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
alias:          pci:v00008086d00001521sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
/lib/modules/2.6.18-274.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko
alias:          pci:v00008086d00001521sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
/lib/modules/2.6.18-194.el5/kernel/drivers/net/igb/igb.ko

So it looks to me like support for that device was added to the igb 
driver in kernel-2.6.18-238.el5 (RHEL-5.6).

The 5.4 kernel is old and unsupported so you should upgrade.

Alternatively, try kmod-igb from elrepo which has the current release:

# yum list kmod-igb

Available Packages
kmod-igb.x86_64                    3.3.6-1.el5.elrepo 
   elrepo




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