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If you go by the formal definition for this parameter, you are absolutely correct; the type 41 record for the second NIC should have Device Type Instance (DTI) set to 2 (second device of this type). If you go by the example that they include in the SMBIOS spec, however, there's a problem -- the example states that the NICs need to be "identical" before the DTI is required to be set to 2. It could be argued that the 82579LM and 82574L NICs are not "identical". Still, I agree with you; the wording of the example is just unfortunate. I am having a defect report opened...