Intel X520-DA2 Supported in stable/8?

Rick Miller vmiller at
Fri Jun 22 20:02:59 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Andrew Boyer <aboyer at> wrote:
> The ixgbe driver creates devices named ix0, etc.
> I believe you need to run 'ifconfig ix0 up' before it will attempt to get link.

Thanks for clarifying that tidbit.  At least I know the driver loading
is the correct driver :)

I did try ifup'ing the shows the interface up, status
is still no carrier.  I've had confirmation that the cable itself is
good.  I wonder if it matters that the upstream switch has VLAN
tagging enabled?

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