On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 16:22:01 +0500, sai <list at ebs dot net dot pk> wrote:
> m0n0 is based on FreeBSD 4.9 and so it is unlikely that you will get
> support for gigabit cards.
Not quite. Most gigabit cards are supported (or should I say most good ones).
From the kernel config:
# Gigabit Ethernet NICs.
device bge # Broadcom BCM570x (``Tigon III'')
device em # Intel Pro/1000 (82542,82543,82544,82540)
device gx # Intel Pro/1000 (82542, 82543)
device lge # Level 1 LXT1001 (``Mercury'')
device nge # NatSemi DP83820 and DP83821
device sk # SysKonnect GEnesis
device ti # Alteon (``Tigon I'', ``Tigon II'')
But that does exclude that Realtek 8169, which is in the re driver,
new in FreeBSD 5.2. Personally I'd trash the thing (and the vast
majority of this list will say the same) and replace with an Intel or
something else (regardless of if it were supported or not). Realtek
is widely known for junk cards. The $30 USD or so will save you a lot
of headaches down the road no matter what OS you run.
For the old D-Link, it uses the ed driver which is there. It's set
for the following port, IRQ, etc. There's probably jumpers on the
card, or some sort of software for the card like a DOS utility to
force it to use these settings. I'd try that first.
device ed0 at isa? disable port 0x280 irq 10 iomem 0xd8000