FreeBSD 8-STABLE on R620 w/ X520-DA2/Intel 82599

Rick Miller vmiller at
Fri Jun 29 18:28:27 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Gary Palmer <gpalmer at> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 10:50:52AM -0400, Rick Miller wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have 2 hosts, HP DL360 G8 and Dell R620.  Both have the
>> X520-DA2/Intel 82599 10G Fiber NIC.  Both also have the same FreeBSD
>> 8-STABLE image.  The Dell displays the following in dmesg and we are
>> unable to configure the ix0 or ix1 interfaces where the HP works just
>> fine.  Wondering if anyone else has experienced this?
>> pci4: <network, ethernet> at device 0.0 (no driver attached)
>> pci4: <network, ethernet> at device 0.1 (no driver attached)
> Please see
> it may be of some assistance.  It looks like adding the Dell specific
> PCI IDs may be all thats required.

We removed an Intel branded equivalent from the DL360 and tried it in
the R620.  It detected it no problem.  Only problem was we could not
see it in the BIOS, not a huge deal to us.

Rick Miller

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