Intel X520-DA2 Supported in stable/8?
ml at my.gd
Fri Jun 22 20:48:48 UTC 2012
On 22 Jun 2012, at 22:02, Rick Miller <vmiller at hostileadmin.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Andrew Boyer <aboyer at averesystems.com> 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 interface...it 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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