re/rl for 6-STABLE (Was Re: FreeBSD 7.1 Breaks re and rl
Network Interface Drivers)
pyunyh at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 23:59:04 PDT 2009
On Sun, Mar 08, 2009 at 08:41:45PM -1000, Clifton Royston wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 03:03:46PM +0900, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> > Thanks a lot! This is the report I had been waiting for. I've
> > committed the patch to HEAD(r189555).
> As long as you're thinking about the re/rl driver, I have been
> meaning to report to you that the patch you've posted for 6-STABLE
> has been working fine on 6.4-RELEASE with a Gigabyte motherboard using
> an onboard RTL8168 Gigabit Ethernet chip.
> It was unidentified with 6.4-RELEASE, but after I applied the patches
> I found described at
> and rebuilt the kernel, it was detected and worked properly. (I don't
> have a Gigabit switch, so I'm only running at 100baseTX at present.)
Thanks for reporting/testing! Unfortunately I don't have 6.x box
anymore so it's somewhat hard to maintain re(4)/rl(4) for 6-stable.
The files in 6.x directory were posted when an user eagerly wanted
to use his unrecognized controller at that time.
> -- Clifton
> uname -v:
> FreeBSD 6.4-RELEASE #0: Thu Mar 5 21:32:53 HST 2009 root at oz.volcano.org:/var/tmp/usr.obj/usr/src/sys/SMP
> dmesg output:
> re0: <RealTek 8168/8168B/8168C/8168CP/8111B/8111C/8111CP PCIe Gigabit Ethernet>
> port 0xd000-0xd0ff mem 0xe1110000-0xe1110fff,0xe1100000-0xe110ffff irq 17 at dev ice 0.0 on pci2
> re0: Chip rev. 0x3c000000
> re0: MAC rev. 0x00400000
> miibus0: <MII bus> on re0
> rgephy0: <RTL8169S/8110S/8211B media interface> on miibus0
> rgephy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseT, 1000baseT-FDX, auto
> pciconf -lv output:
> re0 at pci2:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0xe0001458 chip=0x816810ec rev=0x02 hdr=0x00
> vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
> device = 'RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC'
> class = network
> subclass = ethernet
> ifconfig output:
> re0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet x.y.z.w ...
> inet x.y.z.v ...
> ether 00:1f:d0:cd:3c:9c
> media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
> status: active
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