----- Original Message ----- From: "Antony Mawer" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "William" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: "Antony Mawer" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "Ted Mittelstaedt" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 11:07 PM Subject: Re: FreeBSD 6.0 compat with DL320 G4
> On 30/06/2006 3:53 PM, William wrote: > > Thanks for the email Antony, I'm awaiting delivery of the server so I > > might have to order an intel card sharpish. What can I do the > > server+fbsd 6.x to prove the lock up? > > > > Regards, > > Will > > Configure the network card (bge0) and then do something to pass traffic > across the network (eg. ping another host on the network). In our case, > the machine booting at startup and the various network services starting > up was enough to do it within seconds. > The patch I posted to the PR database fixes that problem. Unfortunately there is another problem with the broadcom driver that affects many different broadcom chipsets, it's a timeout error. I gave up trying to find that one. The timeout error only affects certain broadcom chips. > I have a copy of the Intel driver we used if you are looking to run this > machine on FreeBSD 6.0 or 6.1; the standard driver in these releases > will not support the Pro/1000 PT (at least the card we used). > You can order the PCI-X riser card for this server and use an Intel Pro 1000 MT Server card and it will work out of the box with FreeBSD 6.1 Ted _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"