RTL8168/8111 PCI express support
fernando.apesteguia at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 07:13:27 UTC 2008
On 6/11/08, Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
It makes sense what you say about the new revision cause the whole
computer is quite new. In any case I will paste the "pciconf -lv"
output just to be sure of the controller I have.
I already have the 7-stable system installed with the kernel sources
installed from sysinstall. Do I need any update of the source code?
Thanks in advance.
> > I'd recommend you start by providing pciconf -lv output here.
> > --
> > | Jeremy Chadwick jdc at parodius.com |
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> Pyun YongHyeon
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