wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Sep 19 19:21:57 UTC 2008
On Fri, 19 Sep 2008, Sebastian wrote:
> 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?
A new MSI P45 Neo3-FR motherboard with an 8111C shows it working with
7.1-PRERELEASE. The support for the 8111C is pretty new (July in CVS),
but so far it seems okay with this instance.
FreeBSD lightning 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #0: Fri Sep 19
18:48:47 MDT 2008 root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
re0: <RealTek 8168/8168B/8168C/8168CP/8111B/8111C/8111CP PCIe Gigabit Ethernet> port 0xd800-0xd8ff mem
0xfdfff000-0xfdffffff,0xfdfe0000-0xfdfeffff irq 17 at device 0.0 on pci4
re0 at pci0:4:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x514c1462 chip=0x816810ec rev=0x02 hdr=0x00
vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
device = 'RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC'
class = network
subclass = ethernet
re0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
inet 10.0.0.213 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 10.0.0.255
media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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