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INTEL Network 82599 Dual Port 10G firmware

INTEL Network 82599 Dual Port 10G firmware

Fixes & Enhancements

Revision History

1.1 Initial release to IBL.
1.2 Changes ASPM L1 default setting. Internal Testing only.
1.3 Corrected various bits in SFI image, posted to IBL.
1.6 Corrected LED bit settings in all images. Internal Testing only.
1.7 Corrected link mode setting bit in XAUI image. Corrected Wake bit default in all images. Add CX4 and Combined Backplane images. Internal Testing only.
1.8 Changed link mode setting in Combined Backplane image. Posted to IBL.
3.13 Changed IOV memory bars to prefetchable, Posted to IBL.
3.14 Including 10GBASE-T reference image. Posted to IBL.
4.09 Update images to include newest FW and various miscellaneous fixes, see Specification Update for details.
Add several new images, including management images:
Posted to IBL.
4.10 Update package include 82599EN image. All other images are unchanged, and are identical to what is contained in the 4.09 release. Posted to IBL.
4.21 Updated all images to 4.21 including the 82599EN. Posted to IBL.


Version 4.21, 4.21

Release date

20 Sep 2012

Last Updated

20 Sep 2012



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Other versions

4.09,4.09 17 Apr 201210:13:08 AM

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Installation instructions

Step 1. Run "eeupdate /all" first.
The total Intel NIC devices in system will show as table below:

NIC BUS Dev Fun Vender-Device Branding String
=== === === === ============= ================================
1 1 00 00 8086-10C9 Intel(R) 82576 Gigabit Dual Port Connect
2 1 00 01 8086-10C9 Intel(R) 82576 Gigabit Dual Port Connect
3 2 00 00 8086-10FB Intel(R) 82599 10 Gigabit Dual Port Conn
4 2 00 01 8086-10FB Intel(R) 82599 10 Gigabit Dual Port Conn

Please be noticed that NIC controller of this add-on card is "8086-10FB" Intel(R) 82599 10 Gigabit Dual Port Connection.

Step 2. Run "eeupdate /DEVICE=10FB /D 82599_SFI_NO_MNG_FULL_4.21.txt" .
Please reboot system after flash completed.
***Warming*** It would cause system fatal error if input "DEVICE=10C9" in command above.

Important Information

INTEL Network 82599 Dual Port 10G firmware version 4.21 only!!
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