FreeBSD 7.0 and VMware tools (was Re: FreeBSD 7RC2 and VMware
dyioulos at firstbhph.com
Tue Mar 4 16:50:29 UTC 2008
On Tuesday 04 March 2008 9:51 am, Dimitri Yioulos wrote:
> On Monday 03 March 2008 2:33 pm, Michael C. Cambria wrote:
> > Dimitri Yioulos wrote:
> > > I've followed a
> > > couple of posts in other forums (or fora, if you prefer :-) ) that
> > > suggest using the e1000 NIC driver (e.g.
> > > communities.vmware.com/message/352504), but it fails. This is the last
> > > piece I need to make work. Suggestions?
> > What's the problem you see?
> > All I've ever needed to do was edit my .vmx file and add:
> > ethernet0.virtualDev = "e1000"
> > MikeC
> > _______________________________________________
> So, Mike, do I do nothing with the "ifconfig_le0=" line in /etc/rc.conf?
> The post I read said to change it to "ifconfig_em0= ...", but that didn't
> seem to work.
More info. - I added ethernet0.virtualDev = "e1000" to the vmx file and
rebooted the FBSD server. I have network connectivity, but a check of dmesg
shows the following:
le0: <AMD PCnet-PCI> port 0x1400-0x147f irq 18 at device 17.0 on pci0
So, am I not using the virtual e1000?
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