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NIC driver issues with install on Dell R410

jsllewel

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May 27, 2019
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Hello,
I've completed a fresh install of TrueNAS Scale to try it out on a Dell R410. However I'm not able to get any network connection. Looks like a firmware issue with the on board Broadcom NICs and the additional 4 port NIC card based on the errors I'm seeing.

I'm getting the following error when I try to reset the network interface. I'm just a FreeNas/TrueNAS enthusiast so I may just be in over my head since this is in an early stage. Is there an easy fix to this? I tried one online suggestion and it didn't work. However I'm my debian/linux experience is limited and I may have been executed it incorrectly.

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Yorick

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How about when you don’t reset it? If you choose option 1, then your NIC, then answer no to delete and no to reset, can you successfully configure IPv4?
 

jsllewel

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I’ve tried it with dhcp and setting static. Tried to reset to default settings and reboot again. When I did some more googling this error seems to be an issue with Debian sometimes with not having the drivers available. I may try to mess with the fixes but I’m not sure how using the shell will effect other parts of the middleware.
 

jsllewel

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I'm still having issues with getting the NICs to be recognized. Also tried on a Dell R710 that I have, although same types of NICs getting the same issue. I've tried resetting the interfaces, tried to set dhcp or static. Still getting the same error messages with anything I try to do. Is this something that I just need to fix on my own based on the hardware I have, or should I submit a ticket? Since I have no connectivity, I may be able to upload the driver files, but will that effect the middle-ware of TrueNAS?

I did a grep of the dmesg and took this screenshot. This was from a fresh install with the ISO as of 8-6-2020. It appears the NICs were found from what I can tell. My working knowledge of linux is frankly very basic, but I've been looking around at resources online to try to troubleshoot. Any suggestions would be very appreciated.
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