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Old 10th August 2008
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Default Realtek Gigabit 8169SC Network card not workies!!

Hi,

I brought a 'Plexus' (technically unbranded) gigabit pci card. The dmesg output is that there's no driver attached.

First i tried with re and rl activated in the kernel, as the kernel says re(4) is for the 8169 cards, but realtek say the 8169sc is rl. Then I downloaded new rl drivers from realtek and then 'cp if_rl.c to /boot/modules/if_rl.ko', i removed both re and rl drivers from the kernel, recompiled and added if_rl_load="YES" to loader.conf, this has not changed anything however.

I have a nfe card built-in to the motherboard and another 10/100 realtek pci card on rl0.


uname -a:

FreeBSD diamondbsd.com 7.0-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-p3 #2: Sun Aug 10 10:09:24 BST 2008 root at diamondbsd.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MYKERNEL amd64

Relevant dmesg output:

pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.0 (no driver attached)
pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.1 (no driver attached)
pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.2 (no driver attached)
pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.3 (no driver attached)
pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.4 (no driver attached)
pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.5 (no driver attached)
pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.6 (no driver attached)
pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.7 (no driver attached)
pci1: <network, ethernet> at device 7.0 (no driver attached)


pciconf -lv | grep -B 3 network:

rl0@pci0:1:6:0: class=0x020000 card=0x813911f6 chip=0x813910ec rev=0x10 hdr=0x00
vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
device = 'RT8139 (A/B/C/810x/813x/C+) Fast Ethernet Adapter'
class = network
subclass = ethernet
none11@pci0:1:7:0: class=0x020000 card=0x0000106c chip=0x81690000 rev=0x10 hdr=0x00
class = network

MYKERNEL:

device miibus # MII bus support
#device age # Attansic/Atheros L1 Gigabit Ethernet
#device bce # Broadcom BCM5706/BCM5708 Gigabit Ethernet
#device bfe # Broadcom BCM440x 10/100 Ethernet
#device bge # Broadcom BCM570xx Gigabit Ethernet
#device dc # DEC/Intel 21143 and various workalikes
#device et # Agere ET1310 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet
#device fxp # Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B (82557, 82558)
#device jme # JMicron JMC250 Gigabit/JMC260 Fast Ethernet
#device lge # Level 1 LXT1001 gigabit Ethernet
#device msk # Marvell/SysKonnect Yukon II Gigabit Ethernet
device nfe # nVidia nForce MCP on-board Ethernet
#device nge # NatSemi DP83820 gigabit Ethernet
#device nve # nVidia nForce MCP on-board Ethernet Networking
#device pcn # AMD Am79C97x PCI 10/100 (precedence over 'le')
#device re # RealTek 8139C+/8169/8169S/8110S
#device rl # RealTek 8129/8139
#device sf # Adaptec AIC-6915 (``Starfire'')
#device sis # Silicon Integrated Systems SiS 900/SiS 7016
#device sk # SysKonnect SK-984x & SK-982x gigabit Ethernet

/boot/loader.conf:

#if_nfe_load="yes"
#if_re_load="YES"
if_rl_load="YES"


Thanks to anyone who may be able to help!
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