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Bug#626220: Did not support Intel 82579LM Gigabit Ethernet (needs current e1000e)

reassign 626220 linux-2.6
forcemerge 624794 626220

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 09:08:47AM +0200, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Josh Triplett (josh@joshtriplett.org):
> > I recently installed Debian stable on a Lenovo ThinkPad X220.  This
> > laptop has the following ethernet controller:
> > 00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection (rev 04)

Support for this controller is marked for possible backport. This is
tracked in #624794. I'm merging this bugs.

> I'm not sure that we have anything useful to do with this bug report,
> indeed. The stable kernel will not be upgraded and thus will never
> support this Ethernet card...while the unstable one does already.

I don't think this is up to you. The kernel includes many backports for
new hardware support.


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