On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:38 PM, O. Hartmann <ohart...@zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> > Trying to install and run FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT > (FreeBSD-11.0-CURRENT-amd64-20140903-r270990-memstick.img) on a new Lenovo > E540 notebook > fails in activating the NIC (Realtek RTL8111/8168B, driver re). The NIC > shows up as > active and with carrier when issuing "ifconfig re0". > > From a desktop machine, I tried to ping the system in question and I get a > result with > missing packets: > > ping: sendto: Host is down > ping: sendto: Host is down > ping: sendto: Host is down > 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=26 ttl=64 time=0.114 ms > 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=41 ttl=64 time=0.130 ms > 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=60 ttl=64 time=0.119 ms > 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=80 ttl=64 time=0.119 ms > 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=100 ttl=64 time=0.105 ms > 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=116 ttl=64 time=0.135 ms > 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=136 ttl=64 time=0.091 ms > > DHCP configuration fails, since no DHCP offer is discovered. > > I swapped the switches, the cabling and I had always the same results. I > used another > Laptop, Dell Latitude E6510 with the same configuration (/etc/rc.conf) and > that system > gets DHCP offer and is online. > > Since the notebook is brandnew, the last thing I'll "suspect" is a > defective NIC, so I'll > ask whether this phenomenon is known - or, if not, the results > definititely would > indicate a broken NIC. > > Another point is the WiFI adaptor. This notebook is supposed to have a > WiFi NIC, but it > doesn't get revealed by FreeBSD (I tried iwn/iwi without success). > > pciconf output below, sorry for the messy shape, it is a copy-and-paste > from that immature > vt() terminal. > > Has anyone successfully installed that type of Notebook with FreeBSD > CURRENT using NIC > and Wifi? > > Please CC me. > > > Regards > oh > > > [...] > > none1@pci0:3:0:0: class=0xff0000 card=0x502817aa chip=0x522710ec > rev=0x01 hdr=0x00 > > > vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.' > > > bar  = type Memory, range 32, base 0xf1e00000, size 4096, enabled > > > cap 01 = powerspec 3 supports D0 D1 D2 D3 current D0 > > > cap 05 = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit > > > cap 10 = PCI-Express 2 endpoint max data 128(128) link x1(x1) > > > speed 2.5(2.5) ASPM L0s/L1(L0s/L1) > > > ecap 0001 = AER 2 0 fatal 0 non-fatal 0 corrected > > > ecap 0003 = Serial 1 00000001004ce000 > > > re0@pci0:4:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x502817aa chip=0x816810ec rev=0x10 > hdr=0x00 > > > subclass = ethernet > > > cap 01 = powerspec 3 supports D0 D1 D2 D3 current > D0 > di sabled(L0s/L1) > > > cap 11[b0] = MSI-X supports 4 messages, enabled > > ecap 0001 = AER 2 0 fatal 0 non-fatal 4 corrected > > > > ecap 001e = unknown 1 > > > class = network > > > cap 05[d0] = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit > > > ecap 0003 = Serial 1 ac7ba1ffffa06fd6 > I can't comment on the WiFi, I have little Asus box using an 8111/8168B and it works fine with the driver in 10.1-BETA. The driver in 10.0 recognizes the device, but did not work. I do notice that your NIC has a rev of 0x10 while mine is 0x0c. -- Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"