[PVE-User] IGB Intel Drivers

Martin Maurer martin at proxmox.com
Fri Jun 12 21:12:07 CEST 2009

Currently we have the following version of the igb driver:

(just type modeinfo igb)

do you think the new version will fix your issue?

and yes, we will update the driver if it helps.

Best Regards,

Martin Maurer

martin at proxmox.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-
> bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Niemantsverdriet
> Sent: Freitag, 12. Juni 2009 17:52
> To: proxmoxve
> Subject: [PVE-User] IGB Intel Drivers
> We just got a new server. It has an Intel PRO 1000 VT Quad Port card
> and two Intel on-board NIC's. The quad port card can only use one port
> all other ports are reported as not connected according to ethtool,
> the on-board cards barely work ethtool does not know what speed they
> are connected at or if they are connected at all, however you can pass
> some traffic over them with packet loss. I believe the issue is with
> drivers new servers with Intel based chipsets are using the IGB
> drivers
> (http://downloadcenter.intel.com/detail_desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=13663).
> I am attempting to compile the drivers myself right now but would like
> to see the drivers integrated into Proxmox in the future just because
> a lot of servers run Intel cards. Is this possible?
> Thanks,
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