Intel® G31 + ICH7
noc at hdk5.net
Sat Feb 2 16:06:01 PST 2008
> On Saturday 02 February 2008 11:14:04 Gordon McKee wrote:
>> Does anyone know how to get FreeBSD to work with the above chipset. Tried
>> 6.3 and 7 ISO images. Get lots of disk and no NIC is detected.
>> I have
> RTL8111B should be supported with rl driver. Apparently it's not detected, so
> a pciconf -lv |grep -A4 '^none' would help greatly.
This was on the list a while ago about RealTek 8110.
Bernd Walter wrote:
> > >
> > >Realtek has two devices for Gbit PCI: the 8169 and the reduced 8110.
> > >They are both more or less the same - likely even the same chip inside,
> > >but the later has pins reduced.
> > >AFAIK the later can't have an external PHY, which you can't have anyway
> > >if there is neither a connector or PHY itself connected on the board.
> > >The 8168 is the successor for PCI express, with the 8111 being the new
> > >reduced variant.
> > >Both PCIe are detected but didn't run stable with our re(4), but it is
> > >said that the latest driver fixes this and also adds a good speed
> > >improvement.
> > >
> > >
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