SolarFlare 10GB card
aurfalien at gmail.com
Wed Aug 14 04:00:07 UTC 2013
On Aug 13, 2013, at 8:30 PM, kpneal at pobox.com wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 07:13:57PM -0700, aurfalien wrote:
>> On Aug 12, 2013, at 11:12 AM, Roland Smith wrote:
>>> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 10:47:27AM -0700, aurfalien wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> We've a brand spanking new SolarFlare 10GB nic for use with our beast of a server.
>>>> However the vendor support page says the driver is in beta.
>>> If you look in the download, you'll see that the driver is named sfxge. It
>>> was released in November 2011. This driver is already present in FreeBSD 9.1,
>>> look at the source in /usr/src/sys/dev/sfxge.
>>> So it seems like it is as much out of beta as any other driver. :-)
>> It was actually easier to dl the driver from SolarF;ares site and follow there dirs.
>> But for future, ref, would be cool to now how to do this.
> I haven't been paying that much attention, but ...
> If you are running 9.1 or later, what happens if you run as root these two
> # kldload if_sfxge
> # kldstat
Thanks for the reply.
It fails as cannot find module.
Eh, no biggy, building it from there actual source is trivial.
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