Intel(R) PRO/1000 PCI-Express Gigabit Ethernet support

modulename: e1000e.ko

configname: CONFIG_E1000E

Linux Kernel Configuration
└─>Device Drivers
└─>Network device support
└─>Ethernet driver support
└─>PCI support
└─>Intel(R) PRO/1000 PCI-Express Gigabit Ethernet support
In linux kernel since version 2.6.24 (release Date: 2008-01-24)  
This driver supports the PCI-Express Intel(R) PRO/1000 gigabit
ethernet family of adapters. For PCI or PCI-X e1000 adapters,
use the regular e1000 driver For more information on how to
identify your adapter, go to the Adapter & Driver ID Guide that
can be located at:


More specific information on configuring the driver is in

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
will be called e1000e.

source code: