[CentOS] Centos 8 and E1000 intel driver

Fri Jan 17 23:27:06 UTC 2020
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 3:16 PM david <david at daku.org> wrote:
> Folks
> I know that support for the network adaptors supported by the 'e1000'
> driver have been removed from the base distribution.  However, I have
> exactly that controller (Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet PCI, not
> PCIe).  Is there a way for me to add support for that on Centos
> 8.1?  Perhaps a driver in an RPM package?
> Thanks
> David

The e1000 driver should be in the 8.1 kernel:

$ modinfo e1000
version:        7.3.21-k8-NAPI
license:        GPL
description:    Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver
author:         Intel Corporation, <linux.nics at intel.com>
rhelversion:    8.1