Date created: 02/14/14 10:29:00. Last modified: 03/05/14 09:30:45

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-V

Onboard Ethernet NIC not working with native Ubuntu e1000e driver;

lshw -C network

*-network UNCLAIMED 
description: Ethernet interface
product: Ethernet Connection I217-V
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 19
bus info: [email protected]:00:19.0
version: 05
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpresscap_list
configuration: latency=0

Load the older and newer Intel drivers;

modprob e1000
modprobe e1000e
or;
echo "e1000" >> /etc/modules
echo "e1000e" >> /etc/modules
reboot

lsmod | grep e100
dmesg | grep e100

[    1.546896] e1000: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - version 7.3.21-k8-NAPI
[    1.546899] e1000: Copyright (c) 1999-2006 Intel Corporation.
[    1.551808] e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 1.5.1-k
[    1.551810] e1000e: Copyright(c) 1999 - 2011 Intel Corporation.

dmesg | grep eth

No NIC detected so check for newer Intel drivers, found at;

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=15817

e1000e-2.5.4.tar.gz

sudo lshw -C network

  *-network               
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: Ethernet Connection I217-V
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 19
       bus info: [email protected]:00:19.0
       logical name: eth0
       version: 05
       serial: ac:22:0b:c6:27:ed
       size: 100Mbit/s
       capacity: 1Gbit/s
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=e1000e driverversion=2.5.4-NAPI duplex=full firmware=0.13-4 ip=172.22.0.157 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=100Mbit/s
       resources: irq:48 memory:f7e00000-f7e1ffff memory:f7e3d000-f7e3dfff ioport:f080(size=32)