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+.. SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
+ Copyright(c) 2010-2014 Intel Corporation.
+
+Description
+
+In order to support ethtool in Kernel NIC Interface, the standard Linux kernel
+drivers of ixgbe/igb are needed to be reused here. ixgbe-3.9.17 is the version
+modified from in kernel NIC interface kernel module to support ixgbe NIC, and
+igb-3.4.8 is the version modified from in kernel NIC interface kernel module to
+support igb NIC.
+
+The source code package of ixgbe can be downloaded from sourceforge.net as below.
+http://sourceforge.net/projects/e1000/files/ixgbe%20stable/
+Below source files are copied or modified from ixgbe.
+
+ixgbe_82598.h
+ixgbe_82599.c
+ixgbe_82599.h
+ixgbe_api.c
+ixgbe_api.h
+ixgbe_common.c
+ixgbe_common.h
+ixgbe_dcb.h
+ixgbe_ethtool.c
+ixgbe_fcoe.h
+ixgbe.h
+ixgbe_main.c
+ixgbe_mbx.h
+ixgbe_osdep.h
+ixgbe_phy.c
+ixgbe_phy.h
+ixgbe_sriov.h
+ixgbe_type.h
+kcompat.c
+kcompat.h
+
+The source code package of igb can be downloaded from sourceforge.net as below.
+http://sourceforge.net/projects/e1000/files/igb%20stable/
+Below source files are copied or modified from igb.
+
+e1000_82575.c
+e1000_82575.h
+e1000_api.c
+e1000_api.h
+e1000_defines.h
+e1000_hw.h
+e1000_mac.c
+e1000_mac.h
+e1000_manage.c
+e1000_manage.h
+e1000_mbx.c
+e1000_mbx.h
+e1000_nvm.c
+e1000_nvm.h
+e1000_osdep.h
+e1000_phy.c
+e1000_phy.h
+e1000_regs.h
+igb_ethtool.c
+igb.h
+igb_main.c
+igb_param.c
+igb_procfs.c
+igb_regtest.h
+igb_sysfs.c
+igb_vmdq.c
+igb_vmdq.h
+kcompat.c
+kcompat_ethtool.c
+kcompat.h
+