Networking Connectivity
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 Series
Supported Operating Systems and Compatibility Information

This page provides compatibility information for the Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter -T2, -DA2, -SR2, -SR1, and -LR1.

Which operating systems (OS) are supported on the Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapters X520 Series?

  • Windows Server 2012 R2*
  • Windows Server 8.1*
  • Windows Server 2012*
  • Windows 8*
  • Windows Server 2008 R2* SP1
  • Windows 7* SP1
  • Windows Server 2008* SP2
  • Windows Vista* SP2
  • Windows Server 2003* R2
  • Windows Server 2003* SP2
  • Linux* Stable Kernel version 3.x, 2.6.x
  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux 5, 6
  • SUSE* Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11
  • FreeBSD 9*
  • VMware* ESX/ESXi

PCIe* Bus and Slot Type

  • PCI Express* 2.0 (5 GT/s)
  • Fits in x4 or x8 slot (Use x8 slot for best performance)

Supported Cables and Optical Modules
Which SFP+ modules and cables can I use?
Cable lengths for Intel® Ethernet SFP+ Optics

Related Topics:
Drivers and Software
RHEL Certified System Support

This applies to:

Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 Series
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520 Series
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-DA2
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-LR1
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR1
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR2
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-T2

Solution ID: CS-031635
Last Modified: 12-Nov-2013
Date Created: 06-Jun-2010
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