Re: Nvidia MCP61: nfo vs nge
On Nov 2, 5:48 am, stefan.talkenb...@gmail.com wrote:[color=blue]
> I am having trouble to get my MCP61 onboard Nvidia ethernet working.
> Mainboard is Asus M2N, am64.
> Some of the previous story can be found in this thread:[url]http://groups.google.com/group/alt.solaris.x86/browse_thread/thread/7[/url]...
> Boils down to this:
> - Downloaded "nfo" driver ([url]http://homepage2.nifty.com/mrym3/taiyodo/[/url]
> eng), version 2.6.0. Installed, no errors occured, however interface
> is UP but has no RUNNING flag. No physical activity (Interface LEDs).
> Tried several times, also with Sun support.Did not work out.
> - On 26.10. new nfo - version 2.6.1 released. I treid it, now the
> interface also has a RUNNING flag. But as soon as I try to ping any
> host on my local net the machine locks up & reboots after 2 sec.
> So I assume that the nfo-driver does wok for MCP61 in general, but not
> for my particular implementation (nVidia 430 chipset ).
We have similar systems (see <[url]http://thadlabs.com/FILES/[/url]
and nfo 2.6.0 worked out-of-the-box for me using the supplied 64-bit
binary driver, and the RUNNING flag appears on my system. My system
also has the 430 chipset.
What version of Solaris are you running? Mine is Solaris 10u5.