Realtek 8111C?

Jerry gesbbb at
Fri Sep 19 17:33:59 UTC 2008

On Fri, 19 Sep 2008 09:17:44 -0700
Sebastian <sebastian at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to confirm my understanding of current status on this NIC.
> It seems, based on some searching, the current Realtek driver in
> FreeBSD doesn't support the 8111C, and that although the
> vendor-supplied driver _may_ work for older 5.x and 6.0 releases (if
> one can get it compiled, I couldn't), it doesn't work in 6.3 or 7. So
> the RTL8111C is effectively not supported. True?
> I picked up a nice little Atom board to use as a low-power NAS, and 
> unfortunately just assumed the onboard Realtek NIC was supported. 
> Unfortunately I don't have a PCI slot on this mobo to use a different
> NIC.
> Is anyone working on this driver?  :)

Have you checked this out:

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