RTL8168/8111 PCI express support

Pyun YongHyeon pyunyh at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 01:15:39 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 03:11:22PM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
 > On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 11:08:05PM +0200, Fernando Apestegu?a wrote:
 > > I sent this mail to freebsd-questions but I got no answer. I hope you
 > > can help me.
 > > 
 > > I got a computer with an RTL8168/8111 PCI Express NIC. It is shown in
 > > pciconf but it is not seen by FreeBSD 7. I'm using i386 arch.
 > > 
 > > I have re and rl drivers compiled in the kernel (stock GENERIC kernel,
 > > actually).
 > > 
 > > What do I need to make the NIC work properly?
 > CC'ing PYUN YongHyeon, who should be able to help, since he helps
 > maintain the driver.  :-)

I don't know which revision of RealTek controller you have. Just
knowing "pciconf -lv" is not enough. Since 7.0 didn't recognize
your controller I guess it could be newer revision from RealTek.
There is a WIP version that try to add support for newer
controllers. In order to try the WIP version you have to update to
latest 7-stable first and apply the following patch.


The patch still have some issues but it should detect/recognize
your controller.

 > I'd recommend you start by providing pciconf -lv output here.
 > -- 
 > | Jeremy Chadwick                                jdc at parodius.com |
 > | Parodius Networking                       http://www.parodius.com/ |
 > | UNIX Systems Administrator                  Mountain View, CA, USA |
 > | Making life hard for others since 1977.              PGP: 4BD6C0CB |

Pyun YongHyeon

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