Name: Ethernet Server Adapter X540
What is the name of the chip? This name looks better suitable for a subsystem instead.
Name: Ethernet Controller 10 Gigabit X540-AT2
The name of this chip is X540-AT2. It's the follow on to 82599 series. Marketing changed the format of the chip name. I should have mentioned that in much initial post as it sure isn't intuitive.
Name: Ethernet Controller X540-AT2
Note: Marketing changed the name, so I figured I'd update it here just so it will match. Very trivial difference.
Name: Ethernet Controller 10-Gigabit X540-AT2
Is there any reason for not mentioning the speed in the name?
Generally, we do not accept changes which delete useful information, of course except for the cases where the information is wrong.