RTL8168/8111 PCI express support
pyunyh at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 01:15:39 UTC 2008
On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 03:11:22PM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 11:08:05PM +0200, Fernando Apestegu?a wrote:
> > I sent this mail to freebsd-questions but I got no answer. I hope you
> > can help me.
> > I got a computer with an RTL8168/8111 PCI Express NIC. It is shown in
> > pciconf but it is not seen by FreeBSD 7. I'm using i386 arch.
> > I have re and rl drivers compiled in the kernel (stock GENERIC kernel,
> > actually).
> > What do I need to make the NIC work properly?
> CC'ing PYUN YongHyeon, who should be able to help, since he helps
> maintain the driver. :-)
I don't know which revision of RealTek controller you have. Just
knowing "pciconf -lv" is not enough. Since 7.0 didn't recognize
your controller I guess it could be newer revision from RealTek.
There is a WIP version that try to add support for newer
controllers. In order to try the WIP version you have to update to
latest 7-stable first and apply the following patch.
The patch still have some issues but it should detect/recognize
> I'd recommend you start by providing pciconf -lv output here.
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