Problem with IF_RE
Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
wearabnet at yahoo.ca
Mon Jun 23 17:50:18 UTC 2008
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> From: "freebsd at vfemail.net" <freebsd at vfemail.net>
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 4:41:12 PM
> Subject: Problem with IF_RE
> Dear List Members
> I am having an issue with a RealTek card for networking. The card in
> question is recognised by FB alright, as you can see in the pciconf
> re0 at pci0:2:8:0: class=0x020000 card=0x311a1385 chip=0x816910ec
> rev=0x10 hdr=0x00
> vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
> device = 'RTL8110SB Single-Chip Gigabit LOM Ethernet Controller'
> class = network
> subclass = ethernet
> But when I do an ifconfig, the result says Media None and No Carrier
> re0: flags=8843metric 0 mtu 1500
> ether 00:1e:2a:3b:2e:62
> inet x.x.x.x netmask 0xffffffe0 broadcast x.x.x.x
> media: Ethernet none
> status: no carrier
> I know for a fact that the cable and the connection is alright -- I
> tried with other devices (like Laptops and other desktops), and when I
> plug the cable into the RTL card, the light on the switch shows
> connection established.
> But ifconfig report shows "no carrier" ? ? ?
> Any and all help is highly appreciated. I have already CVSupped twice
> within this week and built world and kernels from scratch as well.
> uname -a
> FreeBSD **** 7.0-RELEASE-p1 FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-p1 #3: Thu Jun 12
> 15:24:40 BST 2008
> Id Refs Address Size Name
> 1 18 0xc0400000 7bdce8 kernel
> 2 2 0xc0bbe000 28588 linux.ko
> 3 1 0xc0be7000 7558c4 nvidia.ko
> 4 1 0xc133d000 7a88 if_re.ko
> 5 1 0xc1345000 6921c acpi.ko
> 6 1 0xc35c5000 4000 nullfs.ko
> 7 1 0xc4623000 1e000 smbfs.ko
> 8 2 0xc4641000 3000 libiconv.ko
> 9 2 0xc4644000 3000 libmchain.ko
> All practical suggestions and pointers are highly appreciated.
You should follow RELENG_7, I don't think got any changes in RELENG_7_0.
Good luck with it.
-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
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