Net55-r8168

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Name

net55-r8168

Description

Updated driver for Realtek 8168/8111/8411/8118 based NICs

Author

Dmitry Nechaev, nadinpishnova@gmail.com

Vendor (Vendor Code)

Realtek (RTL)

Current Version

8.039.01-napi

Supported Devices / PCI IDs

10ec:8168, 1186:4300

(Realtek RTL8111B / RTL8168B / RTL8111/RTL8168 / RTL8111C / RTL8111CP / RTL8111D(L) / RTL8168C / RTL8111DP / RTL8111E / RTL8168E / RTL8111F / RTL8411 / RTL8111G / RTL8111GUS / RTL8411B(N) / RTL8118AS / D-Link DGE-528T)

Acceptance Level

CommunitySupported

Dependencies and Restrictions

  • Replaces/Updates: VMware provided net-r8168 driver
  • Depends On: vmkapi_2_2_0_0, com.vmware.driverAPI-9.2.2.0
  • Compatible With: ESXi 5.5, ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.5

Package Properties

Requires MaintMode Live Install Allowed Live Remove Allowed Stateless Ready Overlay
Yes No No Yes No

History

  • 2015-01-16: Version 8.039.01: Changed driver code to not use IP checksum hardware offload (caused various issues with networking in VMs)
  • 2015-01-05: Version 8.039.00: Original version

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