Support #12973


add support for PCI-E rge cards

Added by Rick V 10 months ago. Updated 10 months ago.

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the code that support PCI-E variants of the RTL81689 cards has been around for over a decade but never accounted for in the package manifest

Actions #1

Updated by Joshua M. Clulow 10 months ago

  • Gerrit CR set to 804
Actions #2

Updated by Rick V 10 months ago

for reference this is what DDU had to say about my RTL8168 add-in card:

node name:                          pci7470,3468
Vendor:                             Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
Device:                             RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Sub-Vendor:                         TP-LINK Technologies Co., Ltd.
Sub-System:                         TG-3468 Gigabit PCI Express Network Adapter
binding name:                       pciex10ec,8168
devfs path:                         /pci@0,0/pci1022,1453@1,3/pci1022,43c6@0,2/pci1022,43c7@4/pci7470,3468@0
bus addr:                           0
pci path:                           5,0,0
compatible name:                    (pciex10ec,8168.7470.3468.6)(pciex10ec,8168.7470.3468)(pciex10ec,8168.6)(pciex10ec,8168)(pciexclass,020000)(pciexclass,0200)(pci10ec,8168.7470.3468.6)(pci10ec,8168.7470.3468)(pci7470,3468,s)(pci7470,3468)(pci10ec,8168.6)(pci10ec,8168,p)(pci10ec,8168)(pciclass,020000)(pciclass,0200)
driver name:                        rge
instance:                           0
driver state:                       Attached
fm-errcb-capable:                   TRUE
fm-ereport-capable:                 TRUE
pci-msix-capid-pointer:             b0
pci-msi-capid-pointer:              50
pcie-link-supported-speeds:         9502f900
pcie-link-maximum-speed:            9502f900
pcie-link-current-speed:            9502f900
pcie-link-current-width:            1
pcie-link-maximum-width:            1
pcie-aspm-state:                    disabled
pcie-aspm-support:                  l0s,l1
pcie-serial:                        0
assigned-addresses:                 81050010
reg:                                50000
compatible:                         pciex10ec,8168.7470.3468.6
model:                              Ethernet controller
power-consumption:                  1
devsel-speed:                       0
interrupts:                         1
subsystem-vendor-id:                7470
subsystem-id:                       3468
unit-address:                       0
class-code:                         20000
revision-id:                        6
vendor-id:                          10ec
device-id:                          8168

Actions #3

Updated by Rick V 10 months ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
Actions #4

Updated by Rick V 10 months ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Feedback
Actions #5

Updated by Robert Mustacchi 10 months ago

This was tested by Rick by leveraging the new device mentioned above and ensuring that the driver loaded and the interface now functioned.

Actions #6

Updated by Electric Monk 10 months ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

git commit 22e68029451fec16a660c22ed1304b05ed67f43d

commit  22e68029451fec16a660c22ed1304b05ed67f43d
Author: Rick V <>
Date:   2020-07-28T14:35:37.000Z

    12973 add support for PCI-E rge cards
    Reviewed by: Andrew Stormont <>
    Reviewed by: Andy Fiddaman <>
    Reviewed by: Garrett D'Amore <>
    Reviewed by: Paul Winder <>
    Approved by: Robert Mustacchi <>


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