Realtek 811c LAN driver avail. on FreeBSD 8.1

C. P. Ghost cpghost at
Sun Aug 15 18:44:44 UTC 2010

On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 7:33 PM, sg <obsidian69 at> wrote:
>  I cannot see this listed in the H/W compat. list but I had heard it isn't
> always up to date so thought I'd ask.
> Want to build a NAS using FreeBSD/ZFS/Raid-Z on Gigabyte MA-785GT-UD3H base
> but it uses Realtek 8111c Gige LAN H/W.

Using an on-board RealTek 8111C on an MSI K9A2GM-FIH motherboard
here without problems:

dmesg reports:

re0: <RealTek 8168/8111 B/C/CP/D/DP/E PCIe Gigabit Ethernet> port
0xe800-0xe8ff mem 0xfdfff000-0xfdffffff,0xfdfe0000-0xfdfeffff irq 17
at device 0.0 on pci2
re0: Using 1 MSI messages
re0: Chip rev. 0x3c000000
re0: MAC rev. 0x00000000
miibus0: <MII bus> on re0
rgephy0: <RTL8169S/8110S/8211B media interface> PHY 1 on miibus0
rgephy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseT,
1000baseT-FDX, auto

and pciconf -lv:

re0 at pci0:2:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x501c1462 chip=0x816810ec rev=0x02 hdr=0x00
    vendor     = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
    device     = 'Gigabit Ethernet NIC(NDIS 6.0) (RTL8168/8111/8111c)'
    class      = network
    subclass   = ethernet

ifconfig re0's options:

re0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1460

> Sean Gillings


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