FreeBSD 6.0 compat with DL320 G4
willay at gmail.com
Mon Jul 3 17:56:50 UTC 2006
Did you guys say the card I've got in another box wont fit into a 320?
On 03/07/06, Antony Mawer <fbsd-questions at mawer.org> wrote:
> On 29/06/2006 9:27 PM, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 07:56:00AM +0100, William wrote:
> >> Antony,
> >> I've got an Intel card in production already on a homebrew box, the
> >> code is INTEL-PWLA8492MT and description is "Intel Dual Port Server
> >> Adapter 10/100/1000". Any idea if that will do?
> > That is a PRO/1000 MT card, which is a PCI-X adapter and is supported
> > by the standard em(4) driver in FreeBSD 6.x,
> > The PRO/1000 PT mentioned below is a PCI-Express adapter and is not
> > supported by the standard driver in 6.x, but (as mentioned) should
> > be supported by the driver available from Intel.
> If you wish to utilise the PCI Express expansion slots by using a
> Pro/1000 PT network adapter, the procedure to follow might be something
> like be this:
> 1. Install 6.1-RELEASE from CD, being sure to install the kernel source
> 2. Obtain the latest Intel driver for FreeBSD 6.x (if it is still not
> available on the website, email me and I will send it to you)
> 3. Burn the driver onto a CD or other media and copy it onto the server
> 4. Extract the driver source, and copy the if_em* files across into
> 5. Build a new kernel (GENERIC will suffice) which will utilise the new
> driver source (cd /usr/src && make buildkernel)
> 6. Install the kernel and reboot (make installkernel)
> You should now have a working network with your Pro/1000 PT...
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