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re driver problem (RTL8169 chipset)



Hi,

I'm having trouble to make my Netgear Gigabit PCI GA311 network card work in 1000baseTX in FreeBSD-6.1RC. It runs fine on 100baseTX mode with Cat5 cable, however it doesn't with Cat5e/Cat6 cabling in 100baseTX/1000baseTX mode. It simply says no carrier.
The system also panics right after the boot when it is connected 100baseTX network. When I disconnect the cable the system boots fine.
I will test more this card in couple of days and will try to get debug messages when panics.


The card is based on Realtec 8169S chipset.

re0_(_at_)_pci0:12:0: class=0x020000 card=0x311a1385 chip=0x816910ec rev=0x10 hdr=0x00
vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor'
device = 'RTL8169 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter'
class = network
subclass = ethernet


daemon# uname -an
FreeBSD daemon.micom.mng.net 6.1-RC FreeBSD 6.1-RC #10: Wed May 3 18:03:26 ULAST 2006 root_(_at_)_daemon_(_dot_)_micom_(_dot_)_mng_(_dot_)_net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/DAEMON i386


Is there any such known issues with re driver?

thanks,

Ganbold
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