FreeBSD 6.0 compat with DL320 G4

William willay at
Fri Jun 30 06:56:03 UTC 2006


I've got an Intel card in production already on a homebrew box, the
code is INTEL-PWLA8492MT and description is "Intel Dual Port Server
Adapter 10/100/1000". Any idea if that will do?

On 30/06/06, Antony Mawer <fbsd-questions at> wrote:
> On 30/06/2006 3:53 PM, William wrote:
> > Thanks for the email Antony, I'm awaiting delivery of the server so I
> > might have to order an intel card sharpish. What can I do the
> > server+fbsd 6.x to prove the lock up?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Will
> Configure the network card (bge0) and then do something to pass traffic
> across the network (eg. ping another host on the network). In our case,
> the machine booting at startup and the various network services starting
> up was enough to do it within seconds.
> I have a copy of the Intel driver we used if you are looking to run this
> machine on FreeBSD 6.0 or 6.1; the standard driver in these releases
> will not support the Pro/1000 PT (at least the card we used).
> Regards
> Antony

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