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Intel Intel PCI-E 10Gig and 1Gig Family of Server Adapters, v.11.6, A02

Linux DKMS RPMs and SLES11 KMPs for Intel PCI-e Server Adapters.

Fixes & Enhancements

Adding support for RHEL5-U4


Version 11.6, A02



Release date

24 Mar 2010

Last Updated

07 Jul 2012


Available formats

File Format:Tar-Files
File Name:Intel_LAN_11.6_Linux_DKMS_A02.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 13 MB
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Other versions
11.6,A01 11 Dec 20094:12:52 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Applies to
PCI-E Dual Port Copper (Portville DT)
PCI-E Quad Port Copper (Portville QT)
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for Intel_LAN_11.6_Linux_DKMS_A02.tar.gz:

This archive contains the Intel Gigabit (e1000e, igb) , 10 Gigabit (ixgbe), and ioatdma DKMS RPMs for Red Hat LinuxEL4, RHEL5, and SLES10x64. For Novell SLES11x64 the KMP drivers are included. DKMS provides a frame work for installing and maintaining drivers for multiple kernels. You must install or have installed the latest version of DKMS program before using this DKMS RPM package. You can download DKMS from

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link to accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and extract the file using the following commands: tar -xzvf Intel_LAN_11.6_Linux_DKMS_A02.tar.gz

1. To install the driver using DKMS, use "rpm -ivh (rpm name).rpm". You must install or have installed the DKMS program (available from before running the rpm command.

Download the HTML User's Guide
(file Intel_LAN_11.6_Manual_A00.exe)
for detailed instructions on installation and use.

Important Information
e1000e driver version: 1.0.15
igb driver version:2.0.5
ixgbe driver version:

IOAT driver supplied with this release is supported only on RHEL5U3, SLES10, and SLES11. If you're using RHEL5-U4 then you will need to use the driver built into the kernel.
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