em(1) 6.2.9 driver on FreeBSD 5.5?

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Sat Feb 10 00:43:43 UTC 2007

On Thu, 08 Feb 2007 21:36:03 +0100, in sentex.lists.freebsd.questions
you wrote:

>I have a HP ProLiant server with Intel PCI express gigabit ethernet
>card. Relevant output of pciconf -v -l:
>none1 at pci1:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x10838086 chip=0x10b98086 rev=0x06 hdr=0x00
>     vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
>     class    = network
>     subclass = ethernet
>I have FreeBSD 5.5 and the FreeBSD kernel driver doesn't want to load it.
>If I download the driver from Intel pages and try to compile it, I get this:

Why not just upgrade your box via cvsup to 6.2 ?  It will then have
the proper intel drivers as well as have a much more robust version of
FreeBSD ?


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