Intel® Network Adapter Driver for PCIe* Intel® 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network Connections under Linux*



Includes Linux*-based drivers version 5.13.4 for Intel® 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network Connections with PCI Express*.

Available Downloads

  • Linux*
  • Size: 507.7 KB
  • SHA1: 96AE563BC007834F0C68CF673F84BD2739213C2A

Detailed Description


his release includes ixgbe Linux* Base Drivers for Intel® Ethernet Network Connections.


The ixgbe driver supports devices based on the following controllers:

  • Intel® Ethernet Controller 82598
  • Intel® Ethernet Controller 82599
  • Intel® Ethernet Controller X520
  • Intel® Ethernet Controller X540
  • Intel® Ethernet Controller x550
  • Intel® Ethernet Controller X552
  • Intel® Ethernet Controller X553

The ixgbevf driver can only be activated on kernels that support SR-IOV. It  supports all of the above devices except for the Intel® Ethernet  Controller 82598.





Due to the continuous development of the Linux kernel, the drivers are updated more often than the bundled releases. The latest driver can be found on (and also on


What's new?

See the readme for what is new, bug fixes, known issues, installation instructions, and supported hardware.