CFT: sf(4)

Bruce M. Simpson bms at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jan 3 03:04:04 PST 2008


Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
>  - AIC-6915 supports Rx/Tx checksum offload as well as hardware VLAN
>     tag insertion/stripping if firmware is loaded into frame
>     processor. Unfortunately the firmware is not available under BSD
>     license so these additional hardware accelerations are not
>     available yet on FreeBSD. :-(
>   

I think I might still have one of these cards lying around, though free 
time, as always, is scant.

Have you tried contacting Adaptec about the licensing issue? These cards 
are several years old, it seems to me they should be willing to license 
the firmware.

cheers
BMS


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