Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 465170
RHEL4.7 doesn't support Intel 82574L Gigabit Ethernet PCI-E controller
Last modified: 2008-10-06 08:21:08 EDT
Description of problem:
RHEL4.7 Release Note says:
e1000e: driver updated to latest upstream version. This update applies several
fixes, including a fix for a bug that prevented the Wakeup-On-Lan (WOL) feature
from working in some cases.
Further, this update also provides support for ICH9m and 82574L Shelter Island
network interface cards.
However, Intel 82574L controller on Tyan S5221 board is not recognized by kernel-2.6.9-78.ELsmp.
0d:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82574L Gigabit Network Connection
Subsystem: Intel Corporation: Unknown device 5221
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 201
Memory at f0120000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128K]
I/O ports at 2000 [size=32]
Memory at f0100000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: [c8] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [d0] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable+
Capabilities: [e0] Express Endpoint IRQ 0
Capabilities: [a0] MSI-X: Enable- Mask- TabSize=5
Capabilities:  Advanced Error Reporting
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 0.2.0
Steps to Reproduce:
1. load e1000e module
2. module loads w/o errors
3. network device is not created
The latest e1000e drivers from Intel Support site compiles as RPM, installs and creates eth0 device with 2.6.9-78.EL just fine.
e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 0.4.1.7-NAPI
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