Questions on how to use the Head files Pyun YongHyeon has
created for re driver
pyunyh at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 04:19:50 UTC 2008
On Mon, Sep 01, 2008 at 12:01:16PM +0900, Tony Sim wrote:
> Hi. I've recently purchased a laptop that, by the looks of windows drivers
> that came with it, was made by Realtek. I THINK it might be 8168c, but
> regardless, freebsd 7-rel failed to detect it.
Have you tried to run it on latest 7-stable or CURRENT?
I guess re(4) on 7-stable may recognize your controller. If not
please let me know.
> I've tried to use ndisgen to get a .ko module, but it only
> half-worked; now freebsd detects the card as a realtek 8168/8111 and can be
> found on ifconfig, but it's status is not UP nor DOWN. When I tried to
> change the status to UP, the entire system crashed.
> I've also tried downloading the driver from realtek homepage, but it won't
> compile (and does not have a folder with .ko file, as the Readme.txt claims)
> A google search got me to an archived post:
> and from the looks of it, he has created more patches since the posting:
Now re(4) has all the changes in the directory above so you don't
need to manually patch them if you run 7-stable/CURRENT.
> except me being a newbie, I can't figure out what to do with this file. The
> responses from the testers were quite favorable, so I'm very excited about
> the find. Can someone help me figure out what i'm supposed to do here? I'm
> guessing these are patches, but patches to which files? and how do i apply
> thank you very much for reading so far.
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