NIC not detected during FreeBSD 13.0 RELEASE Installation

tmpdmp

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Not sure if this is in the right section but I have this motherboard with a 1x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gbps NIC. I couldn't configure IPv4 during install, kept saying no devices to config or something along those lines. Is this NIC supported? I have linux installed and using this NIC but I really would like to use FreeBSD with this system/motherboard. Any luck it is supported in the future? Thanks.
 
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tmpdmp

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What does pciconf -lcbv show?

Code:
none5@pci0:3:0:0:    class=0x020000 rev=0x03 hdr=0x00 vendor=0x8086 device=0x15f3 subvendor=0x1462 subdevice=0x7d09
    vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
    device     = 'Ethernet Controller I225-V'
    class      = network
    subclass   = ethernet
    bar   [10] = type Memory, range 32, base 0xa3200000, size 1048576, enabled
    bar   [1c] = type Memory, range 32, base 0xa3300000, size 16384, enabled
    cap 01[40] = powerspec 3  supports D0 D3  current D0
    cap 05[50] = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit, vector masks
    cap 11[70] = MSI-X supports 5 messages
                 Table in map 0x1c[0x0], PBA in map 0x1c[0x2000]
    cap 10[a0] = PCI-Express 2 endpoint max data 256(512) FLR RO NS
                 max read 512
                 link x1(x1) speed 5.0(5.0) ASPM disabled(L1)
    ecap 0001[100] = AER 2 0 fatal 0 non-fatal 0 corrected
    ecap 0003[140] = Serial 1 d8bbc1ffff04a7ff
    ecap 0018[1c0] = LTR 1
    ecap 001f[1f0] = Precision Time Measurement 1
    ecap 001e[1e0] = L1 PM Substates 1

There was a bunch of other entries but this showed up for my ethernet which is not supported.
 

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As far as I know there's no support for the Intel I225 2.5G network cards. There is support for Intel 10Gbe interfaces; ixgbe(4).
 

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I have the same problem. Can I install a separate network card which is supported by FreeBSD 13.0? If yes what cards would you recommend? This is for home workstation if that matters.
 

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I have the same problem. Can I install a separate network card which is supported by FreeBSD 13.0? If yes what cards would you recommend? This is for home workstation if that matters.
I would think almost any generic card with RealTek (yes, there may be issues with some under load) or a generic Intel supported by em driver (like an old Intel PRO/1000) should work.
 

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Realtek isn't too good and might have some dodgy variants, I'd go for an Intel PRO/1000 card, they're pretty much guaranteed to work. Performance is quite good too. And they're not more expensive than a Realtek card nowadays.
 

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Realtek isn't too good and might have some dodgy variants, I'd go for an Intel PRO/1000 card, they're pretty much guaranteed to work. Performance is quite good too. And they're not more expensive than a Realtek card nowadays.
Agreed; RealTek seems to be too dependent on exactly what it is, Intel has always been pretty solid. I probably even have some old 10/100 ISA format cards hanging around in the spares pile.
Unfortunately RealTek is a builtin on some chipsets.
 
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