em(4) support for 82573 1000/PRO nic on 5.x [was: Re: em on 5.x]
jhb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 21 13:13:01 PDT 2005
On Tuesday 20 September 2005 04:53 pm, Hector Lecuanda wrote:
> On 9/20/05, John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 20 September 2005 01:55 pm, Hector Lecuanda wrote:
> > > I have an Intel 82573 1000/PRO nic. I've seen that the 4.x branch
> > > supports this device, but 5.x does not.
> > >
> > > Is support for this device to be included in the near future?
> > > who can I contact regarding patches to make it work?
> > Erm, the em(4) driver is in 5.x. Also, this mailing list is more for
> > questions about writing device drivers. For more general questions try
> > either the questions@ or stable@ mailing lists.
> > --
> Thank you, i will redirect my query to the appropriate mailing list.
> Perhaps i should have explained that the em(4) driver in 4.x does
> include support for the Intel 82573 1000/PRO nic; while the one in 5.x
> does not. =(
> Is it planned to merge the work on 4.x to 5.x and HEAD?
> i tried to recompile the kernel with the 4.x sources for the em(4)
> driver, but obviously a lot has changed in the kernel, and as luck
> would have it, my attempt did not yield any success.
> Who would be the person to contact regarding this driver?
Hmm, you can try asking on stable@ or current@ perhaps. I'm not sure who the
correct person to talk to about em(4) is these days. I believe it is
ackerman at FreeBSD.org.
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