Realtek RTL8111C and re(4) driver

Andrew Falanga af300wsm at
Tue Aug 26 04:17:58 UTC 2008

On Sunday 24 August 2008 18:20:58 cpghost wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > 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:
> >
> >
> > Andy
> This has just been suggested here, but it looks like it wouldn't
> support FreeBSD 7. Have you actually tried it? Which version of
> FreeBSD are you using?
> If you can use that machine you've just put together for a couple
> of tests (i.e. not yet being into production), could you please
> try the patches on kern/123123:
> I don't have the hardware yet to test myself. I would be great
> to have at least basic RTL8111C support in re(4) soon. ;)
> Regards,
> -cpghost.

I have not yet tried it.  I was hoping to hear that some talented person here 
had already gotten it working.  Fortunately, I have some breathing room for 
this as the church has a functioning server that this is intended to replace.  
I just started back in school this semester today, so time is limited but I 
will give it a try time permitting of course.


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