[etherlab-users] ec_e1000e not compatible with Intel I218-LM NIC

Benjamin Neef b.neef at tu-bs.de
Mon Sep 18 11:09:25 CEST 2017

Thanks for your reply!

When ethercat is started with the generic driver (/etc/init.d/ethercat 
start) lspci -k says "Kernel driver in use: e1000e".

I will wait for the igb driver.

Am 18.09.2017 um 08:40 schrieb Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm Hagemeister:
> The igb driver is being worked on and it will be released in the next
> couple of weeks.
> Am 18.09.2017 um 01:42 schrieb Gavin Lambert:
>> I don’t know whether this applies to that specific card or not, but some
>> of the newer gigabit cards require the igb driver rather than the e1000e
>> driver, and that hasn’t been patched for EtherCAT yet.
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