Chapter 6. Device Drivers

6.1. New drivers

Network drivers

  • Maxlinear Ethernet GPY Driver (mxl-gpy)
  • Realtek 802.11ax wireless 8852A driver (rtw89_8852a)
  • Realtek 802.11ax wireless 8852AE driver (rtw89_8852ae)

Graphics drivers and miscellaneous drivers

  • MHI Host Interface (mhi)
  • Modem Host Interface (MHI) PCI controller driver (mhi_pci_generic)
  • IDXD driver dsa_bus_type driver (idxd_bus)
  • AMD PassThru DMA driver (ptdma)
  • Cirrus Logic DSP Support (cs_dsp)
  • DRM DisplayPort helper (drm_dp_helper)
  • DRM Buddy Allocator (drm_buddy)
  • DRM SHMEM memory-management helpers (drm_shmem_helper)
  • DRM driver using bochs dispi interface (bochs)
  • Intel® PMT Class driver (pmt_class)
  • Intel® PMT Crashlog driver (pmt_crashlog)
  • Intel® PMT Telemetry driver (pmt_telemetry)
  • Intel® speed select interface driver (isst_if_common)
  • Intel® speed select interface mailbox driver (isst_if_mbox_msr)
  • Intel® speed select interface pci mailbox driver (isst_if_mbox_pci)
  • Intel® speed select interface mmio driver (isst_if_mmio)
  • Intel® Software Defined Silicon driver (intel_sdsi)
  • Intel® Extended Capabilities auxiliary bus driver (intel_vsec)
  • ISH ISHTP eclite client opregion driver (ishtp_eclite)
  • Serial multi instantiate pseudo device driver (serial-multi-instantiate)
  • AMD® SPI Master Controller Driver (spi-amd)

6.2. Updated drivers

Network drivers

  • VMware vmxnet3 virtual NIC driver (vmxnet3) has been updated to version 1.7.0.0-k.
  • Intel® PRO/1000 Network Driver (e1000e) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Intel® Ethernet Switch Host Interface Driver (fm10k) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Intel® Ethernet Connection XL710 Network Driver (i40e) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Intel® Ethernet Adaptive Virtual Function Network Driver (iavf) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Intel® Gigabit Ethernet Network Driver (igb) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Intel® Gigabit Virtual Function Network Driver (igbvf) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Intel® 2.5G Ethernet Linux Driver (igc) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit PCI Express Network Driver (ixgbe) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Intel® 10 Gigabit Virtual Function Network Driver (ixgbevf) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.
  • Mellanox 5th generation network adapters (ConnectX series) core driver (mlx5_core) has been updated to version 4.18.0-425.3.1.

Storage drivers

  • Emulex LightPulse Fibre Channel SCSI driver (lpfc) has been updated to version 14.0.0.15.
  • MPI3 Storage Controller Device Driver (mpi3mr) has been updated to version 8.0.0.69.0.
  • LSI MPT Fusion SAS 3.0 Device Driver (mpt3sas) has been updated to version 42.100.00.00.
  • QLogic Fibre Channel HBA Driver (qla2xxx) has been updated to version 10.02.07.400-k.
  • Driver for Microchip Smart Family Controller (smartpqi) has been updated to version 2.1.18-045.

Graphics and miscellaneous driver updates

  • Standalone drm driver for the VMware SVGA device (vmwgfx) has been updated to version 2.20.0.0.