VT6102 and RTL 8100
scott+freebsd at fishballoon.org
Thu Jun 19 00:47:23 PDT 2003
On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 06:36:42PM -0700, Doug White wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Tuomo Latto wrote:
> > Hi,
> > does anyone have any idea whether VIA VT6102 "Rhine II" and Realtek RTL
> > 8100 Ethernet chips are supported by FreeBSD?
> > The hardware list for supported chips does list 'VT86C100A "Rhine II"' but
> > according to VIA website VT86C100A is actually just "Rhine" and it is
> > obviously not the same chip. (The 'VT3043 "Rhine I"' chip mentioned in
> > hardware list can not be found with the search function on the VIA website
> > at all.)
> Might be useful to know which chipset you are looking at. My KT400 based
> board has this and works fine.
The VIA VT6102 is definitely supported:
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root at freebsd-stable.sentex.ca:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
[... snippage ...]
vr0: <VIA VT6102 Rhine II 10/100BaseTX> port 0xdc00-0xdcff mem 0xde002000-0xde0020ff irq 11 at device 18.0 on pci0
vr0: Ethernet address: 00:40:63:c5:8d:63
miibus0: <MII bus> on vr0
ukphy0: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> on miibus0
ukphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
This is on a VIA EPIA-ME6000 board. Seems to work just fine.
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