Ok, I think its best I just order a Intel MT card with the low profile PCI-X adapter instead of flapping about with these riser cards and then just use 6-stable. All getting quite confusing.
On 04/07/06, Ted Mittelstaedt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Correct, it will not fit - unless you order the PCI-X riser card from HP and replace the PCI-Express riser card that ships with the 320 with the PCI-X riser card. Ted ----- Original Message ----- From: "William" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Antony Mawer" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Ted Mittelstaedt" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 10:56 AM Subject: Re: FreeBSD 6.0 compat with DL320 G4 > Did you guys say the card I've got in another box wont fit into a 320? > > On 03/07/06, Antony Mawer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > On 29/06/2006 9:27 PM, Erik Trulsson wrote: > > > On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 07:56:00AM +0100, William wrote: > > >> Antony, > > >> > > >> I've got an Intel card in production already on a homebrew box, the > > >> code is INTEL-PWLA8492MT and description is "Intel Dual Port Server > > >> Adapter 10/100/1000". Any idea if that will do? > > > > > > That is a PRO/1000 MT card, which is a PCI-X adapter and is supported > > > by the standard em(4) driver in FreeBSD 6.x, > > > > > > The PRO/1000 PT mentioned below is a PCI-Express adapter and is not > > > supported by the standard driver in 6.x, but (as mentioned) should > > > be supported by the driver available from Intel. > > > > If you wish to utilise the PCI Express expansion slots by using a > > Pro/1000 PT network adapter, the procedure to follow might be something > > like be this: > > > > 1. Install 6.1-RELEASE from CD, being sure to install the kernel source > > 2. Obtain the latest Intel driver for FreeBSD 6.x (if it is still not > > available on the website, email me and I will send it to you) > > 3. Burn the driver onto a CD or other media and copy it onto the server > > 4. Extract the driver source, and copy the if_em* files across into > > /usr/src/sys/dev/em/ > > 5. Build a new kernel (GENERIC will suffice) which will utilise the new > > driver source (cd /usr/src && make buildkernel) > > 6. Install the kernel and reboot (make installkernel) > > > > You should now have a working network with your Pro/1000 PT... > > > > Regards > > Antony > > > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" >
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