This document is an update to published specifications. Specification documents for this product include:
-- Intel®82540EP Gigabit Ethernet Controller datasheet.
-- 82551QM/82540EM Interchangeable LOM Design Application note (AP-432), Intel Corporation.
-- 82546EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller Networking Silicon developer’s manual and appendices for 82545EM, 82540EM, 82544EI/GC, Intel Corporation.
This document is intended for hardware system manufacturers and software developers of applications, operating systems or tools. It may contain specification changes, errata, and specification clarifications. All Intel 82540EP product documents are subject to frequent revision, and new order numbers will apply. New documents may be added. Be sure you have the latest information before finalizing your design. The following table indicates the specification changes, errata, specification clarifications or documentation changes, which apply to the listed 82540EP steppings. Intel intends to fix some of the errata in a future stepping of the component, and to account for the other outstanding issues through documentation or specification changes as noted.
Read the full 82540EP Gigabit Ethernet Controller specification update.