FreeBSD 6.0 compat with DL320 G4
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Tue Jul 4 05:05:30 UTC 2006
Correct, it will not fit - unless you order the PCI-X riser card from HP and
replace the PCI-Express riser card that ships with the 320 with the PCI-X
----- Original Message -----
From: "William" <willay at gmail.com>
To: "Antony Mawer" <fbsd-questions at mawer.org>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>; "Ted Mittelstaedt"
<tedm at toybox.placo.com>
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 10:56 AM
Subject: Re: FreeBSD 6.0 compat with DL320 G4
> 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
> > /usr/src/sys/dev/em/
> > 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...
> > Regards
> > Antony
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