Where will you get the device driver that fixes the problem? Any recommendations on this, anyone? I did a test install of ESXi 5 for the hell of it, but reverted back to a straight pfSense install. Can you ping anything from the console or is networking completely nonfunctional? If FreeNAS has chosen to do likewise there probably won’t be anything useful you can copy. Is the RTLE supported or do i need to compile the drivers beforehand? This return it to the initial screen I get with the 11 options as well as the following printed below:

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Based on fast search i didn’t found that nic on supported hardwarelist. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Your browser does not seem to support JavaScript. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Anyone had any luck getting a Realtek NIC running on ver ? : freenas

Upon entering in the IP I wish the screen jumps down too quickly for me to read anything. This topic has been deleted. I checked the HWdoc for 8. I also try to load some driver into kernel and now continue find solution…If don’t want to buy another mainboard.

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Without some investigation it is not possible to say whether a more recent re driver than the re driver built into pfSense 2. I may start look around for other options as well. As host of the pfSense open source firewall project, Netgate believes in enhancing network connectivity that maintains both security and privacy.


Since this freeenas still comes up in Freenzs searches: Reply Quote 0 1 Reply Last reply. I’ve spent the last 3 hours looking for a compatible motherboard with low power consumption, and the compatibility list of BSD 8.

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Found some recommendations about cooling: From hardware testing to system reporting, to scheduling freemas all important scrubs and S. I take it you are using 1.

Realtek 8111E

Especially helpful for new and prospective users, Cyberjock’s guide contains information that every users should know like the back of their hand. If my motherboard would support it, it would have been interesting to see how much of an improvement I would have gotten if I put in 8GB of RAM.

OK, suppose it doesn’t work and you decide to rebuild pfSense 8111 your own device driver. By auto recognize NIC onboard I presume you mean the automatic assignment option to pfSense console dialog Assign Interfaces in which pfSense prompts for the interface and you insert an active cable into the appropriate socket.


LACP configured perfectly and I now have a 4Gbps aggregated link have realte do this at the switch reaaltek as well. Want to add to the discussion? Thanks for the comment! So it depends on how long that wait would be. Also my hard drives are all RPM, so that probably is effecting performance as well. There’s been some conflicting information as to whether the RTLE works or not, fortunately I managed to get it working after days of frustration using this guide here some wonderful soul uploaded a compiled driver: Submit a new text post.

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I will buy the unit soon and make additional tests and can give some small feedback later. How do you know that it is not supported?

Is the RTLE supported or do i need to compile the drivers beforehand? The Intel worked fine, but not Realtek. The only one I found was thesupported by the em 4 driver.

I just find more infor about it dmesg grep ‘re0″ Re0: