em(4) support for 82573 1000/PRO nic on 5.x [was: Re: em on 5.x]
hlecuanda at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 12:56:33 PDT 2005
On 9/22/05, Jade Spangenberg <jspangenberg at speche.com> wrote:
> I had this same issue with an Intel Pro 1000 nic. I just
> downloaded/installed the current driver from Intel and all was good. The
> driver I'm referring to is here:
> Hope that helps.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Hector Lecuanda
> Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 12:10 PM
> To: Gavin Atkinson
> Cc: freebsd-stable at freebsd.org; John Baldwin
> Subject: Re: em(4) support for 82573 1000/PRO nic on 5.x [was: Re: em on
> On 9/22/05, Gavin Atkinson <gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 13:53 -0700, 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
> > > > 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.
> > Support seems to be in HEAD and therefore 6.x already. It looks like 5
> > has simply been missed. I suspect all that is needed in the 5 branch
> > are the following changes, though that is untested:
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/cvs-all/2005-May/121728.html
> > I actually have one of the affected cards which I was planning to use in
> > a 5-STABLE machine in the (semi-)near future, thanks for pointing out
> > the issue!
> > Gavin
> How can I get the patches to update my source? i've been fiddling with
> cvsup and the web interface for CVS, but no luck.. hehe.. there must
> be a straightforward way and i cant seem to figure it out..
> -Hector Lecuanda
> PGP Public Key / Llave Publica PGP:
Indeed, the driver from intel worked like a charm... you may want to
download it from
intel's website breaks lynx or CURL...
PGP Public Key / Llave Publica PGP:
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