Realtek integrated nic problem
matheus at eternamente.info
Sat Sep 24 11:44:26 UTC 2011
On Sat, September 24, 2011 08:12, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 05:56:00PM +0700, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
>> > I have a box using this Realtek nic:
>> > re0 at pci0:1:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x81051019 chip=0x813610ec
>> > hdr=0x00
>> > class = network
>> > subclass = ethernet
>> > but FreeBSD is unable to use it. Its 8.1 pfSense. Newer versions would
>> > it ?
>> > thanks,
>> > matheus
>> Your card is supported with re(4) driver in 8.2-RELEASE and later
> Based on what I can tell his 8.1-based pfSense box detects the card
> and binds it to re(4) -- look closely at the first few digits of the
> first pciconf line.
> Whether or not the card actually **functions properly** in 8.1 is a
> different story altogether. The OP doesn't explain what "unable to use
> it" means. My guess: it's probably a revision of card that 8.1 did not
> have proper code for.
pciconf -lv finds that I sent, but ifconfig won't list the card. it's
useless as a nic.
is it possible to use if_re from 8.2 in 8.1 ?
> As such, I would strongly suggest running 8.2. If the card doesn't
> function correctly in 8.2, there are folks here on the mailing list who
> can help with that.
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