Intel 10Gb network card

Luigi Rizzo rizzo at iet.unipi.it
Tue Sep 3 13:28:04 UTC 2013


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 3:24 PM, Daniel Braniss <danny at cs.huji.ac.il> wrote:

> hi,
> I have a hard time figuring this out, the kernel says:
> ...
> ix0: <Intel(R) PRO/10GbE PCI-Express Network Driver, Version - 2.5.15> port
> 0xecc0-0xecdf mem 0xd9e80000-0xd9efffff,0xd9ff8000-0xd9ffbfff irq 40 at
> device
> 0.0 on pci4
> CI Express Bus: Speed 5.0GT/s Width x8
> ...
>
> pciconf says:
> ix0 at pci0:4:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x7a118086 chip=0x10fb8086 rev=0x01
> hdr=0x00
>     vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
>     device     = '82599EB 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+ Network Connection'
>     class      = network
>     subclass   = ethernet
>
> but both manuals ixgb and ixgbe mention a different chip, and device
> man for ixb says:
> ...
>      ixgb - Intel(R) PRO/10GbE Ethernet driver for the FreeBSD operating
> sys-
>      tem
> ...
>     The ixgb driver provides support for PCI Gigabit Ethernet adapters
> based
>      on the Intel 82597EX Ethernet controller chips.  The driver supports
>
> man for ixgbe says:
> ...
> ixgbe - Intel(R) 10Gb Ethernet driver for the FreeBSD operating system
> ...
>     the Intel 82598EB
> ...
>
> to make things even more confusing, Dell says:
>         DELL INTEL X520 DA2 10GBe DP+SERVER ADAPTER PCIE
>
>
> and finally, there is no man ix
>
>         'will the real ix please stand up?'
> danny
>
>
>
this is the ixgbe driver.
The one that works with netmap :)

cheers
luigi


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