regarding 1 Gig Chelsio SFP support

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Fri Sep 26 04:27:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 02:15:11PM -0700, Sean Bruno wrote:
> Satendra Pratap wrote:
>> Reposting on stable mailing list(FreeBSD 6.X):
>>  We have chelsio T304 1 Gig card which supports Fiber SFP. I have already
>>  asked from chelsio guys for its Driver support on FreeBSD and still
>>  waiting for reply. Just wondering if anybody could let me know about
>>  T304's Driver support on FreeBSD 6.x .
>>  One more question, because we use third party SFPs (finsar, picolight
>>  etc) so do we need to download SFP's drivers also or NIC (Ethernet MAC) vendor's
>>  device driver should already have that support?
>> Thanks,
>> Satendra
> If it's supported, it's been supported by 6.x since 6.3 according to
> the  cxgb(4) man page.  I couldn't cross-reference "T304" on the
> chelsio web site,  but perhaps it's based on the T3 chipset and will
> "just work" :)
> Follow the instructions in the man page with a BSD 6.3 machine to see if  
> it works.
> If it doesn't, please repost the output of lspci -v here so we can see
> if it's a card that should work, but doesn't.

s/lspci -v/pciconf -lv/

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