Intel describes this issue in Erratum 23 in this document: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ ... pdate.html.
This issue prevents us from using this ethernet controller, and we might be prevented from using the Realtek 8111 one for our application.Problem: Systems with Intel 6 Series Chipset and Intel C200 Series Chipset using the Intel
82579 Gigabit Ethernet Controller may experience packet Loss at 100 Mbps and 1 Gbps
speeds when the link between the Intel 82579 Gigabit Ethernet Controller and the PCH
Integrated LAN Controller is exiting the Low Power Link (K1) State.
Implication: Implications are application and Internet Protocol dependent.
Workaround: A BIOS code change has been identified and may be implemented as a workaround for
Status: No Plan to Fix.
Is there any chance that the mention BIOS workaround can be released in an updated BIOS for the Intense-PC?