[CentOS] Intel 82599 driver?

Wed Apr 6 17:01:24 UTC 2011
Peter Kjellström <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Wednesday, April 06, 2011 06:04:15 pm Lars Hecking wrote:
>  Which version of the ixgbe driver is included in 5.6? I went through all
> the RHEL5 release notes, but they only ever state that the driver was
> updated, not which devices was added.
>  This device is not supported up to CentOS 5.5 (2.0.44-k2), but the latest
>  driver from the Intel web site works fine (3.2.10).
> 05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 151c (rev 01)

This does not mean it's not supported it's just not in the pci-id database. 
You could try to update just the pci-db with:
 # update-pciids

We've used 82599 on the normal 5.5 kernel no problems (2.0.44-k2). With the 
5.6 kernel (-238) you get: 2.0.84-k2

> 05:00.0 0200: 8086:151c (rev 01)
>         Subsystem: 8086:a03c
>         Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 170
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