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The Ethernet controller is located on either a MiniPCI card, Communications Daughter Card (CDC), or integrated on the systemboard.
 
The Ethernet controller is located on either a MiniPCI card, Communications Daughter Card (CDC), or integrated on the systemboard.
  
=== 3COM Fast Ethernet (10/100) ===
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=== 3Com ===
MiniPCI cards featuring this chip:
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*[[3Com 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem]]
 
*[[3Com 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem]]
  
=== Intel Fast Ethernet (10/100) ===
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===Intel===
CDC and MiniPCI cards featuring this chip:
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* [[Intel Fast Ethernet Controller]]
*[[Ethernet Daughter Card (EDC)]]
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* [[Intel Gigabit Ethernet Controller]]
*[[Intel 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem]]
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* [[Intel Gigabit Ethernet PCI-Express Controller]]
*[[Intel PRO/100 SP Mobile Combo Adapter]]
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*[[Mini-PCI Ethernet card]]
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*[[Xircom 10/100 EtherJet Mini PCI Adapter with 56K Modem]]
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In addition, this chip is integrated into select systemboards of the following machines:<br>
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===Broadcom===
'''Intel 82550GY'''
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* [[Broadcom Fast Ethernet (10/100)]]
* {{R30}}
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'''Intel 82558'''
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* [[SelectaBase PC Card Enabler with Advanced EtherJet]]
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* [[ThinkPad Port Replicator with Advanced EtherJet]]
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'''Intel 82562ET'''
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* {{R31}}, {{R32}}
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* {{T30}}
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* {{X30}}
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'''Intel 82562EZ'''
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* {{R40}}, {{R50e}}, {{R50}}, {{R51}}
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* {{T40}}
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* {{X31}}
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Driver: [[e100]] (The 'e100' driver is the suggested driver, but '[[eepro100]]' should also work.)
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* [[Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)]]
  
=== Intel Gigabit (10/100/1000) ===
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===Realtek===
Chipset: Intel PRO/1000 MT Mobile Ethernet<br />
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* [[Realtek Fast Ethernet (10/100)]]
Driver: [[e1000]]
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* [[Realtek Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)]]
  
This chip is integrated into select systemboards of the following machines:<br>
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== USB Ethernet controller ==
'''Intel 82540EP'''
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* [[Lenovo USB 2.0 Ethernet Adapter]]
* {{R50}}, {{R50p}}, {{R51}}
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* {{T40}}, {{T40p}}, {{T41}}, {{T41p}}, {{T42}}, {{T42p}}
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* {{X31}}, {{X32}}
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'''Intel 82541GI'''
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* {{X40}}
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'''Intel 82573L''' (PCI-Express)
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* {{T60}}
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* {{X60}}, {{X60s}}
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Note: This chip supports Auto-MDIX, meaning you will never need a crossover ethernet cable.
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=== Broadcom Fast Ethernet (10/100) ===
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Driver: [[tg3]] or [[bcm5700]]
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This chip is integrated into select systemboards of the following machines:<br>
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'''Broadcom BCM5901'''
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* {{G40}}, {{G41}}
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* {{R40e}}
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'''Broadcom BCM5751F'''
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* {{R51e}}
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=== Broadcom Gigabit (10/100/1000) ===
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Chipset: Broadcom BCM5751M<br>
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Driver: [[tg3]] or [[bcm5700]]
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This chip is integrated into select systemboards of the following machines:
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* {{R52}}
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* {{G41}}
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* {{T43}}, {{T43p}}
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* {{X41}}, {{X41T}}
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* {{Z60m}}, {{Z60t}}
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[[Category:Components]]
 
[[Category:Components]]

Latest revision as of 18:21, 10 December 2013

Internal Ethernet controller

A variety of Ethernet controllers is integrated into almost all models starting with the introduction of the A, T and X series.

The Ethernet controller is located on either a MiniPCI card, Communications Daughter Card (CDC), or integrated on the systemboard.

3Com

Intel

Broadcom

Realtek

USB Ethernet controller