This application note provides information on the differences between the Intel 82596 and the Intel 82557 next generation family of LAN controllers. It explains 82596 to 82557 compatibility for Ethernet designers. The application note can help designers transition from an existing 82596 LAN solution to an 82557 solution.
For further information on the 82557, refer to the 82557 Data Sheet and the 82557 User's Manual, avail- able from an Intel Sales Representative.
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