Intel Corporation 82578DC Gigabit NIC support

Sepherosa Ziehau sepherosa at
Mon May 30 21:55:17 PDT 2011

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 5:27 AM, Chris Turner
<c.turner at> wrote:
> Hello -
> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 12:10:10PM +0530, Siju George wrote:
>> Thaks for your reply :-)
>> Which files should I edit for this?
> I took a look at this w/r/t the FreeBSD / openbsd drivers to try and
> provide some hints, and it looks like this is a 'non trivial' case -
> that is to say, there is various device-specific code for the driver
> which looks to be required to make this particular chip work.
> Sorry to get the hopes up!
> (removes foot from mouth)
> That being said, it also doesn't seem like there is *too much*
> chip specific stuff, so it probably would not be too much of a port.
> As I gave bad advice previously, I will take a crack at this tomorrow.
> FYI - related files are:
>  sys/dev/e1000 in the freebsd tree
> and
>  sys/dev/netif/em
>  sys/dev/netif/ig_hal

You probably need to change dev/netif/igb instead of em and ig_hal.
You could simply add the PCI ids to igb and see whether it works or

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