Realtek RTL8111C and re(4) driver

Andrew Falanga af300wsm at
Mon Aug 25 00:05:45 UTC 2008

cpghost wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm about to get an MSI K9A2GM-FIH mobo with an on-board Realtek
> RTL8111C GigE adapter (I've picked that because the on-board Radeon HD
> 3200 RS780 chip seems supported by the radeon(4x) xorg driver).
> Unfortunately, I (wrongly) assumed that the RTL8111C would be
> supported by the rl(4) or re(4) driver, and noticed a bit too late
> kern/123123.
> So the question: has anyone with an RTL8111C actually tried the
> patches from this PR on RELENG_7? All I need for now is 100Mbit/s
> Ethernet with no frills (no offloading etc...), and I'd rather not
> sacrifice one PCI slot for an extra NIC if at all possible.
> Thanks,
> -cpghost.

I'm curious to know about this.  I just put together a computer for my 
church which has this NIC built in.  I've downloaded a driver which 
claims to be for FreeBSD 5.  Has anyone here any experience with it, or 
would anyone know if it's reliable and works?

The web link is:


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