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idata
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Intel 82579 for Windows CE 6.0 - Loss of connectivity

Hi,

I have some problems running Intel 82579 driver (E1C51CE6) in Windows CE 6.0. Communication with the ethernet interface is aparently OK but after some time connectivity is lost.

In addition I can see the following traces to be printed:

WINCE 6.0 E1Q::PhyUpdateAdaptiveIFS: Adaptive IFS exiting--adapter is stopped or resetting

ndisMResetCompleteStage2: Internal reset

I have some concerns I want to share with you:

1- I got this driver dll from "Intel® Ethernet Drivers for Microsoft* Embedded Operating Systems v12" https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24555/Intel-Ethernet-Drivers-for-Microsoft-Embedded-Operat.... Is there any newer release of this driver?

2- I guess this controller is no more supported by Intel for Windows CE 6.0. Howerver, is it possible to get the source code of this driver?

3- Any idea related to the traces that are printed?

Any hint is appreciated!

Thanks

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CarlosAM_INTEL
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Hello, ivess:

Thank you for contacting Intel Embedded Community.

In order to better understand this situation, we would like to address the following questions:

Could you please tell us if the design related to the listed problem has been developed by you or it is a third party one? In case it is a third party, please give us all the information related to it.

Could you please confirm if you have used the information stated at the following website? In case that your answer is negative , please use it and let us know the outcomes.

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products/000005658.html http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products/000005658.html

Please let us know all the requested information to have a better idea of the cited situation.

Thanks in advance for your collaboration.

Best regards,

Carlos_A.

idata
Community Manager
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Hello Carlos_A,

82579LM driver is used in a system running Windows CE 6.0. It is a Windows CE 6.0 image developed by our own with a BSP based on CEPC.

Thanks for the link to "Support for Intel 82579 Gigabit Ethernet Controller", the driver was downloaded from the link shown in that page.

Best regards,

CarlosAM_INTEL
Moderator
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Hello, ivess:

Thanks for your reply and we apologize for the delay to provide you an update.

It is important to let you know that the Win CE 6.0 is no longer supported by the Intel(R) 82579. You can confirm this information on page 6 of the http://www.intel.com/content/dam/doc/software-support/82579-gbe-controller-software-support.pdf Intel(R) 82579 Gigabit Ethernet Controller Features Software Support Application Note v1.3 .

On the other hand, generally, the source code is unavailable to end users, however, you may try to request it by filling out the https://www-ssl.intel.com/content/www/us/en/secure/forms/design-assistance.html Request Design Assistance Form.

We hope that this information may help you.

Best regards,

Carlos_A.

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