Interface bge1 is not working on the lan, is it a problem on the BSD side? With rare exceptions, pfSense includes all the supported NIC drivers in the kernel, so its generally not necessary to configure special directives to load drivers. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Sign up using Email and Password. Just did some tests on the WAN. Sometimes, when the server vendor’s driver are possibly outdated or having issues I might try finding newer drivers directly from the hardware manufacturer especially for Broadcom NICs. UDP, length

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I would appreciate if you can help me by pointing me to the right direction to fix this problem, as this computer has two built-in Network cards, bge0 and bge1.

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ICMP echo reply, idseq 66, length I broxdcom reading up on some Dell issues as we’re seeing intermittent poor performance on the VM’s running on these hypervisors VMQ is tigabit, before anyone says itand I read something about making sure you swap out the OS installed drivers if the Machine is a Dell and it is using Broadcom NICs.

The install guide http: After installing the latest beta version, 2. Sometimes, when the server vendor’s driver are possibly outdated or having issues I might try finding newer drivers directly from the hardware manufacturer especially for Broadcom NICs. My route to the referenced Installation guide: Documentation link from pfSense home page, click on documentation wiki then How-Tos then Installation Guide in the alphabetically ordered list of How-to titles near ethwrnet bottom of the page.


Can anyone shed some light on this? Please download a browser that supports JavaScript, or enable it if it’s disabled i.

Only users with topic management privileges can see it. The main thing that provoked my comment about the documentation is that you apparently were trying to configure pfSense from the WAN interface.

Can I fix it? Spending a bit of preparation time will quickly pay off.

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John 4 I also noticed, that when a cable is removed from the socket, a message is displayed that bge0 or bge1 is down, when connected, is shows it is up, but it cannot be detected through the installer when configuring the network interface.

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Please elaborate on what you think is gigzbit problem with the driver. Sign up using Email and Password. As per your email, my problem is: Not sure if that means that the interface is working but misconfigured, or is there another problem?

Reply Quote 0 1 Reply Last reply. I think a useful template for problem reporting is to fill in the blanks in the sentence “I did … and I saw The couple of links you sent, I had already went through them, and they were irrelevant to my problem, of a card not working!


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I bought this computer specifically to run PF Sense, so I didn’t expect to have this problem with the network card, the second one. To sum up, after doing your suggestions and brodacom the WAN with the LAN, and changing the cables, the problems seems to be in the driver.

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I would appreciate any help on this area of the driver. Regarding documentation, could you send me a link for the startup guide as I couldn’t find one, only installation guides, which I have already completed.

ICMP echo request, idseq 66, length 64 Download and launch the Dell Server Update Utility and use that to update the drivers for the server. With rare exceptions stuff doesn’t get enabled unless it is specifically enabled. Hi, I can see in the system logs: For the time being then you would be better off making the pfSense interface closest to your local machines the LAN interface then you should get responses to your pings.