Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:25:34 -0700
From:      Adrian Chadd <adrian@freebsd.org>
To:        Kevin Oberman <rkoberman@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD CURRENT <freebsd-current@freebsd.org>, "O. Hartmann" <ohartman@zedat.fu-berlin.de>, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: 11.0-CURRENT and Lenovo ThinkPad E540: No LAN, no WiFI
Message-ID:  <CAJ-Vmomyd6yPWOdWO-GUe_ZxFpyE-FZbsdEVBGhcMUr64_o5gg@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <CAN6yY1vP-CCOy8aWp8m1z2ijkRH5pm-UeXKf9i-QKf4jesCKUA@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <20140915233833.5bdd0725.ohartman@zedat.fu-berlin.de> <CAN6yY1vP-CCOy8aWp8m1z2ijkRH5pm-UeXKf9i-QKf4jesCKUA@mail.gmail.com>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
Hi,

Try updating to the latest -HEAD. It at least makes dhclient behave better.


-a


On 15 September 2014 18:19, Kevin Oberman <rkoberman@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:38 PM, O. Hartmann <ohartman@zedat.fu-berlin.de>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> Trying to install and run FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT
>> (FreeBSD-11.0-CURRENT-amd64-20140903-r270990-memstick.img) on a new Lenovo
>> E540 notebook
>> fails in activating the NIC (Realtek RTL8111/8168B, driver re[0]). The NIC
>> shows up as
>> active and with carrier when issuing "ifconfig re0".
>>
>> From a desktop machine, I tried to ping the system in question and I get a
>> result with
>> missing packets:
>>
>> ping: sendto: Host is down
>> ping: sendto: Host is down
>> ping: sendto: Host is down
>> 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=26 ttl=64 time=0.114 ms
>> 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=41 ttl=64 time=0.130 ms
>> 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=60 ttl=64 time=0.119 ms
>> 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=80 ttl=64 time=0.119 ms
>> 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=100 ttl=64 time=0.105 ms
>> 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=116 ttl=64 time=0.135 ms
>> 64 bytes from 192.168.0.130: icmp_seq=136 ttl=64 time=0.091 ms
>>
>> DHCP configuration fails, since no DHCP offer is discovered.
>>
>> I swapped the switches, the cabling and I had always the same results. I
>> used another
>> Laptop, Dell Latitude E6510 with the same configuration (/etc/rc.conf) and
>> that system
>> gets DHCP offer and is online.
>>
>> Since the notebook is brandnew, the last thing I'll "suspect" is a
>> defective NIC, so I'll
>> ask whether this phenomenon is known - or, if not, the results
>> definititely would
>> indicate a broken NIC.
>>
>> Another point is the WiFI adaptor. This notebook is supposed to have a
>> WiFi NIC, but it
>> doesn't get revealed by FreeBSD (I tried iwn/iwi without success).
>>
>> pciconf output below, sorry for the messy shape, it is a copy-and-paste
>> from that immature
>> vt() terminal.
>>
>> Has anyone successfully installed that type of Notebook with FreeBSD
>> CURRENT using NIC
>> and Wifi?
>>
>> Please CC me.
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> oh
>>
>>
>> [...]
>>
>> none1@pci0:3:0:0:       class=0xff0000 card=0x502817aa chip=0x522710ec
>> rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
>>
>>
>>     vendor     = 'Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.'
>>
>>
>>     bar   [10] = type Memory, range 32, base 0xf1e00000, size 4096, enabled
>>
>>
>>     cap 01[40] = powerspec 3  supports D0 D1 D2 D3  current D0
>>
>>
>>     cap 05[50] = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit
>>
>>
>>     cap 10[70] = PCI-Express 2 endpoint max data 128(128) link x1(x1)
>>
>>
>>                  speed 2.5(2.5) ASPM L0s/L1(L0s/L1)
>>
>>
>>     ecap 0001[100] = AER 2 0 fatal 0 non-fatal 0 corrected
>>
>>
>>     ecap 0003[140] = Serial 1 00000001004ce000
>>
>>
>> re0@pci0:4:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x502817aa chip=0x816810ec rev=0x10
>> hdr=0x00
>>
>>
>>     subclass   = ethernet
>>
>>
>>     cap 01[40] = powerspec 3  supports D0 D1 D2 D3  current
>> D0
>> di sabled(L0s/L1)
>>
>>
>>     cap 11[b0] = MSI-X supports 4 messages, enabled
>>
>>     ecap 0001[100] = AER 2 0 fatal 0 non-fatal 4 corrected
>>
>>
>>
>>     ecap 001e[178] = unknown 1
>>
>>
>>     class      = network
>>
>>
>>     cap 05[d0] = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit
>>
>>
>>     ecap 0003[140] = Serial 1 ac7ba1ffffa06fd6
>>
>
> I can't comment on the WiFi, I have little Asus box using an 8111/8168B and
> it works fine with the driver in 10.1-BETA. The driver in 10.0 recognizes
> the device, but did not work. I do notice that your NIC has a rev of 0x10
> while mine is 0x0c.
> --
> Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-current@freebsd.org mailing list
> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscribe@freebsd.org"



Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?CAJ-Vmomyd6yPWOdWO-GUe_ZxFpyE-FZbsdEVBGhcMUr64_o5gg>