Bug 115930 - [em] Dell nic enumeration problem
Summary: [em] Dell nic enumeration problem
Status: Closed FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: kern (show other bugs)
Version: 6.2-STABLE
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: jfv
Keywords: IntelNetworking
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-08-29 21:10 UTC by Patrick Oonk
Modified: 2015-06-29 17:54 UTC (History)
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Description Patrick Oonk 2007-08-29 21:10:02 UTC
On Dell 1955 servers (and others) the network adapters are not enumerated
right. Physical port 1 becomes em1 and port 2 becomes em0. This is pretty annoying  already, but makes it very hard to roll out a network installed farm and makes things confusing.

There's a DELL Document that describes the problem and solutions for FreeBSD,
but I could not find any for FreeBSD:

Comment 1 Remko Lodder freebsd_committer 2007-08-30 12:34:17 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: freebsd-i386->jfv

reassign to maintainer of em(4)
Comment 2 Sean Bruno freebsd_committer 2015-06-29 17:54:25 UTC
There have been numerous changes to PCI device enumeration since this issue was opened.  If this machine is still testable, please try with the upcoming 10.2r release or beta when available and open a new ticket.