Unable to get RealTek 8139C+ to work with re(4) under FreeBSD
pyunyh at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 06:46:00 UTC 2006
On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 02:05:48PM +0800, Dinesh Nair wrote:
> On 08/16/06 20:37 Pyun YongHyeon said the following:
> >If the media is set to 'none' you couldn't send anything from re(4) as
> >recent changes checks whether the link is present(Receiver should work).
> ifconfig re0 media 10baset or 100baset always returns error, so there
> doesn't seem to be anyway of forcing the media type.
> >Does old(working) version also show 'none' for media?
> >Do you use manual media configuration instead of 'auto'?
> i never got re(4) working, and the patch i'm currently using forces the use
> of rl(4) instead of using re(4). using rl(4) still shows media as none, but
> it works the way it should with packets going in and out. i've yet to try
> dag-erling's suggestion of disabling rx and tx checksums. i'll also try
I think disabling checksum offload wouldn't help either.
re(4)/rlphy(4) should be taught to detect link status.
> with the patch you sent it to see if that works.
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