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Re: dell r210 with an intel fast ethernet 4 port nic

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 01:55:37PM +0200, Johannes Hochschild wrote:
> Dear NetBSD Gurus,
> I've a DELL r210 with 2x Broadcom NetXtreme || BCM5716 onboard nics.
> Both are working fine.
> Additional I've an Intel Gigabit ET Quadport Server Adapter (82576)
> put in the pci express slot.
> (For a special use of this server, we need 6 nics).
> Unfortunately NetBSD (5.1 generic patch 5.1.0 Sep 17 2011) don't
> find this additional nics.
> We're using NetBSD at least over 10 years and we 'love' it for its
> reliability and for its very correct implementation. I don't want
> change to an other os rather not.
> Do you know any possibility to solve this problem?

Have you tried a 5.1_STABLE kernel (from pub/NetBSD-daily/netbsd-5/) ?
Some work have been done to this driver since netbsd-5-1 was branched.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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