FreeBSD 7.1 Breaks re and rl Network Interface Drivers
sascha at holzleiter.name
Tue Jan 13 06:52:38 PST 2009
Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> On Monday 12 January 2009 12:21 pm, Sascha Holzleiter wrote:
>> i see similar problems with a re card:
>> re0 at pci0:4:7:0: class=0x020000 card=0x816710ec chip=0x816710ec
>> rev=0x10 hdr=0x00
>> vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
>> device = 'RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet NIC'
>> class = network
>> subclass = ethernet
>> After upgrading to 7.1-RELEASE (and also STABLE) the NIC doesn't
>> seem to receive any frames. I can see the DHCP Requests on the DHCP
>> Server but the DHCPOFFERS are never seen by the client with the re0
>> device. After setting promiscious mode on the interface (i.e. by
>> tcpdump -ni re0) the interface begins to work fine.
>> I've attached a complete dmesg output, but i think the detection
>> works fine, here the short version:
>> re0: <RealTek 8169SC/8110SC Single-chip Gigabit Ethernet> port
>> 0x9c00-0x9cff mem 0xdfdff000-0xdfdff0ff irq 20 at device 7.0 on
>> pci4 re0: Chip rev. 0x18000000
>> re0: MAC rev. 0x00000000
>> miibus0: <MII bus> on re0
>> rgephy0: <RTL8169S/8110S/8211B media interface> PHY 1 on miibus0
>> rgephy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX,
>> 1000baseT, 1000baseT-FDX, auto
>> re0: Ethernet address: 00:1a:92:35:29:fa
>> re0: [FILTER]
> Please revert SVN r180519 (or CVS r184.108.40.206) and try again:
Thanks! This fixed my problem. I now have DHCP and a running network
interface again with a 7.1-STABLE and the reverted r180519 changes.
If you need to test another version for the changes in r180519 let me
know and i'll test them on this machine.
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