Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
The Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter carries the model number:
A1433 EMC 2590
Ethernet controller : Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM57762 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe [14e4:1682] Subsystem: Apple Inc. Device [106b:00f6] Kernel driver in use: tg3
The recommended minimum version of Linux to use is 4.3. This release fixes an issue that prevented the hot-plugging of Thunderbolt Ethernet devices on Apple hardware.
Device Drivers ---> [*] Network device support ---> [*] Ethernet driver support ---> [*] Broadcom devices <*> Broadcom Tigon3 support <*> PHY Device support and infrastructure ---> <*> Broadcom PHYs
Bus options (PCI etc.) ---> [*] PCI support [*] PCI Express Port Bus support [*] PCI Express Hotplug driver [*] Support for PCI Hotplug ---> Device Drivers ---> <*> Thunderbolt support for Apple devices
Bus options (PCI etc.) ---> [*] PCI support [*] Support for PCI Hotplug ---> [*] ACPI PCI Hotplug driver
- Knuth Posern. [PATCH] thunderbolt: Allow loading of module on recent Apple MacBooks with thunderbolt 2 controller, LKML, September 20th, 2015. Retrieved on December 3rd, 2015.