Looking for bge(4) , bce(4) and igb(4) cards

Mark Saad nonesuch at longcount.org
Wed Nov 21 12:10:09 UTC 2012

  I'll try to do it today or next monday when I get back from vacation . They are all hp branded nic's . I ordered them with in the last few years to use in place of bce nic's on the main boards of hp servers . 


On Nov 14, 2012, at 5:31 AM, Andre Oppermann <andre at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Hello
> I currently working on a number of drivers for popular network
> cards and extend them with automatic hybrid interrupt/polling
> ithread processing with life-lock prevention (so that the driver
> can't consume all CPU when under heavy load or attack).
> To properly test this I need the proper hardware as PCIe network
> cards:
> bge(4) Broadcom BCM57xx/BCM590x
> bce(4) Broadcom NetXtreme II (BCM5706/5708/5709/5716)
> igb(4) Intel PRO/1000 i82575, i82576, i82580, i210, i350
> If you have one of these and can spare it I'd be very glad if
> you could send it to me.  I'm located in Switzerland/Europe.
> I can reply to you privately to give you my shipping address.
> Of course if you have any other PCIe Gigabit Ethernet cards
> with a driver in FreeBSD I'm interested in receiving one as
> well.  Of particular interest are:
> em(4)  Intel i82571 to i82573
> lem(4) Intel i82540 to i82546
> age(4) Atheros L1 GigE
> ???    anything else 1GigE with PCIe
> The same goes for 10 Gigabit Ethernet but the setup is a bit
> more involved and I haven't done that yet, but will do soon
> (the issue being expensive SPF+ optics):
> bxe(4)   Broadcom BCM5771x 10GigE
> cxbge(4) Chelsio T4 10GigE
> ixgbe(4) Intel i82598 and i82599 10GigE
> mxge(4)  Myricom Myri10G
> qlxgb(4) QLogic 3200 and 8200 10GigE
> sfxge(4) Solarflare
> Many thanks for your support!
> -- 
> Andre
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