Chapter 28. Network Driver Updates

  • The tg3 driver has been updated to version 3.137.
  • The e1000 driver has been updated to version 7.3.21-k8-NAPI, which provides support for txtd update delay when using the xmit_more Boolean variable.
  • The e1000e driver has been updated to version 3.2.5-k.
  • The igb driver has been updated to version 5.2.15-k.
  • The igbvf driver has been updated to version 2.0.2-k.
  • The ixgbevf driver has been updated to version 2.12.1-k.
  • The ixgbe driver has been updated to version 4.0.1-k.
  • The bna driver and firmware have been updated to version 3.2.23.0r.
  • The bnx2 driver has been updated to version 2.2.6.
  • The CNIC driver has been updated to version 2.5.21.
  • The bnx2x driver has been updated to version 1.710.51-0, which also adds qlogic NPAR support for qlogic-nx2 adapters.
  • The be2net driver has been updated to version 10.6.0.3r.
  • The qlcnic driver has been updated to version 5.3.62.
  • The qlge driver has been updated to version 1.00.00.34. It fixes a race condition between the New API (NAPI) registration and unregistration which previously led to the system crash. This race condition occured if certain parameters were changed while the Network Interface Card (NIC) was set to "down".
  • The r8169 driver has been updated to version 2.3LK-NAPI.
  • The i40e driver has been updated to version 1.3.21-k.
  • The i40evf driver has been updated to version 1.3.13.
  • The netxen_nic driver has been updated to version 4.0.82.
  • The sfc driver has been updated to the latest upstream version.
  • This update adds the fm10k driver of version 0.15.2-k.
  • This update adds VTI6 support including netns capabilities.
  • The bonding driver has been updated to version 3.7.1.
  • The iwlwifi driver has been updated to the latest upstream version.
  • The vxlan driver has been updated to version 0.1.