[CentOS] Intel e1000e driver bug and 82574L controller

Wed Aug 14 20:37:15 UTC 2013
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 08/14/2013 01:40 PM, Glenn Eychaner wrote:
> One of the more promising solutions I'm looking at for my dual-ethernet
> dual-monitor workstation contains an Intel 82574L Ethernet controller. I
> found a LOT of postings regarding a bug in the driver for this controller:
> http://www.doxer.org/learn-linux/resolved-intel-e1000e-driver-bug-on-82574l-ethernet-controller-causing-network-blipping/
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=632650
> but there isn't any clear indication as to whether the bug has been
> resolved in mainline CentOS 6.4 or not.
> Has this bug been resolved?

Not sure if it has been resolved or not ... BUT ... if you rebuild this
driver for your kernels, it should be solved there for sure:


(That source RPM will build the latest upstream e1000e driver on the
installed kernel)

So you should be able to use an e1000e.

Johnny Hughes

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