order of enet interface drivers
ray at stilltech.net
Sun Mar 25 02:21:24 UTC 2007
On Saturday 24 March 2007 8:38 pm, jekillen wrote:
> I have two identical intel interface cards installed
> in a ASUS N2M32 pro motherboard. The os version
> is 6.2 GENERIC running on AMD64, socket AM2.
> The motherboard has dual interfaces that use Marvell
> drivers. I cannot use these with this version of FreeBSD
I'm working on a similar board. have you looked at:
I'm having success with this approach.
> as yet. So I got two Intel interface cards that work in
> PCIe slots. Because of the hardware component situation
> on this motherboard I cannot use the interfaces in PCIe lane
> one slots as on of these slots is blocked, physically, and the
> card will not fit. So I am using the two PCIe lane 16 slots.
> I modified rc.conf (see PS at bottom) to bring up the interfaces at
> They both come up and running with network addressess
> assigned, as em0 an em1.
> The problem:
> I can ping em0 from local host and connect to ftp and ssh
> from the inside network, all is well
> I cannot ping em1.
> ifconfig shows it up and running, with no carrier, I.E. no
> network cable attached but I should be able to ping it
> from local host, yes? no? Yes.
> Here is the obvious question
> the order of interfaces listed by ifconfig is
> the question is:
> Is it possible that fwe is blocking em1?
> I have fwe0 down and took it out of
> rc.conf so it does not come up on boot
> but still shows up in this order with ifconfig.
> If this is possible, how do I tell the system to
> load fwe0 after em1 or not at all to see if I can ping it successfully?
> copied from ifconfig output:
> em0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet 192.168.1.16 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
> ether 00:15:17:19:2c:89
> media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
> status: active
> fwe0: flags=108802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST,NEEDSGIANT> mtu 1500
> ether 02:11:d8:bf:40:d4
> ch 1 dma -1
> em1: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet 192.168.1.17 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
> ether 00:15:17:19:2a:b7
> media: Ethernet autoselect
> status: no carrier
> ping results:
> am2# ping -c 1 em1
> ping: cannot resolve em1: Host name lookup failure
> am2# ping -c 1 192.168.1.17
> PING 192.168.1.17 (192.168.1.17): 56 data bytes
> --- 192.168.1.17 ping statistics ---
> 1 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100% packet loss
> Any clues?
> Jeff K (being necessarily philosophical at this point)
> PS I say I edited rc.conf to make network changes
> because I got the syntax correct for doing this. It
> does work, not with commands, just variable/value assignments
> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to
> "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"
More information about the freebsd-questions