Just wanted to say thanks for this driver! OS X definitely seems to recognise my I217LM better compared to the AppleIntelE1000e.kext, though it's hard to tell if it's giving me better performance or not. However I can at least confirm that I've had no issues thus far, as everything seems to working perfectly, so that's definitely a big plus!
I also wanted to ask; what's the best way to verify that the new features are working or, if some of them aren't supported on all models, how would I go about finding out which features I'm currently benefiting from?
For example, one feature listed is offloaded checksums, however if I look under netstat -s under the IP section I see entries such as "3298032 headers (65961256 bytes) checksummed in software". Does this mean I'm not benefiting from this feature at all, or is that some messages can't have their checksums offloaded? The number isn't the same as total number of packets for that section, so it implies that not all packets required checksumming in software, but is this because the rest were offloaded, or because checksums had already been computed in advance somewhere?
Probably not really important, I'm curious to know which features I'm benefiting from