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Bug #5940

ixgbe driver updated by intel

Added by M Lovelace over 6 years ago. Updated about 6 years ago.

Status:
Closed: Third party to resolve
Priority:
Nice to have
Assignee:
Josh Paetzel
Category:
-
Target version:
Severity:
New
Reason for Closing:
Reason for Blocked:
Needs QA:
Yes
Needs Doc:
Yes
Needs Merging:
Yes
Needs Automation:
No
Support Suite Ticket:
n/a
Hardware Configuration:
ChangeLog Required:
No

Description

Intel updated the ixgbe driver for the PCI-E 10gbe NICx to 2.5.25 for freebsd. Could this driver be included in the next freenas release.

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=14688&lang=eng&ProdId=3412

History

#1 Updated by Jordan Hubbard over 6 years ago

  • Category set to 18
  • Assignee set to Josh Paetzel
  • Target version set to 9.3-M3

#2 Updated by Josh Paetzel about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Unscreened to Closed: Third party to resolve

I think updating this driver in FreeNAS would be very dangerous. We track FreeBSD, so that would be the correct place for this driver to get updated. Intel has a FreeBSD committer on staff, Jack Vogel. He's the correct resource to determine what should or should not go in to FreeBSD.

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