Driver Details

Dell PowerEdge NIC Card 82599 Firmware 4.22

This driver is for Dell Dual-Port 10GE Daughter Mezzanine Adapter in PowerEdge C6100, C6105, C6145, C6220

Fixes & Enhancements

Increased the timer to 50ms.
Removed hard coded VPD pointer in images.


Version 4.22, 4.22



Release date

19 Feb 2013

Last Updated

19 Feb 2013



Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:82599_4.22.exe
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File Size: 689KB
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Other versions

4.21,4.21 20 Sep 20128:03:55 AM
4.21,A00 03 Sep 20126:46:44 AM
4.09,4.09 17 Apr 201210:13:08 AM

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

C6200 Backplane Daughter Board
Dual-Port 10GE Daughter Mezzanine Adapter
Intel 82599 DP 10G Mezzanine Adapter

Installation instructions

1. Boot to DOS
2. To run "eeupdate /all" first.
Checking which location be used by your NIC.

2. To run "eeupdate /nic=x /d xxxx.txt" flash your NIC firmware.
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 Connect
4 2 00 01 8086-10FB Intel(R) 82599 10 Gigabit Dual Port Connect
Please be noticed that NIC controller of this add-on card is "8086-10FB" Intel(R) 82599 10 Gigabit Connection.
"eeupdate /nic=3 /D 82599_SFI_NO_MNG_FULL_4.22.txt"
Please reboot system after flash completed.

Important Information

Intel(R) Gigabit, and Intel(R) 10GbE network adapters card - intel NIC82599 fw 4.22
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