Intel X520-DA2 Supported in stable/8?

Andrew Boyer aboyer at
Fri Jun 22 20:00:45 UTC 2012

The ixgbe driver creates devices named ix0, etc.

I believe you need to run 'ifconfig ix0 up' before it will attempt to get link.


On Jun 22, 2012, at 3:45 PM, Rick Miller wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 3:13 PM, Rick Miller <vmiller at> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Wondering if the Intel X520-DA2 10G Fibre NIC is supported in
>> stable/8.  Hardware notes don't specify it, but I have a system up and
>> the interfaces appear to be loaded by the ix driver.  However, status
>> indicates "no carrier".
> Ok, brain fart.  Please forgive my ineptitude.  I once sent an email
> inquiring about the Intel 82599, which is this NIC.  Responses to that
> mail say it's supported by the ixgbe driver.  My stable/8 installation
> (5/21/2012) probes it with an ix driver that I cannot find any info
> on.  The ixgbe manage indicates it only supports 82598 based
> controllers.  Not sure what to think here...
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