RealTek 2.5 GbE (RTL8125) support?

Mel Pilgrim list_freebsd at
Thu Jun 25 22:55:47 UTC 2020

On 2020-06-25 6:19, Chris Gordon wrote:
> I agree that doesn't answer the specific question of "is this
> particular RealTek chipset supported".  The point I was really trying
> to make is that, in my experience, RealTek NICs have performed so
> poorly that I would avoid them completely thereby making the status
> of their support irrelevant.  Again, my anecdote was intended to
> direct you away from a path that may have more pain in it than you
> want.

I've experienced similar link-flapping behaviour with Intel NICs as 
well.  There is currently a nasty igb-iflib-pf interaction that makes an 
interface enter an unusable state that requires a reboot to fix.

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