Intel X520-DA2 Supported in stable/8?

Damien Fleuriot ml at
Fri Jun 22 20:48:48 UTC 2012

On 22 Jun 2012, at 22:02, Rick Miller <vmiller at> wrote:

> 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?

Nope, having a link is layer 1, VLAN tagging happens at layer 3 iirc.

If you're unsure, you can always create a VLAN interface bound to your NIC.

I suppose you've tried reversing the fibre pair.

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