Mark Myatt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I apologise in advance if this is the wrong forum for such a question > and, if it is, please direct me to the correct place. > > I am trying to install FreeBSD 6.0 on a Sony Vaio TX610P laptop. This > laptop previously ran a Debian-based Linux distribution with little > trouble. I wanted to switch to FreeBSD and did some practice > installations, kernel recompiles, &c. on an old desktop machine. All > went well. > > Today I decided to try an install on the TX610P. Installation of the > base-system went well enough but the system does not recognise the NIC. > > The boot message given is: > > pci6: <network, ethernet> at device 8.0 (no driver attached) > > pciconf -l -v gives: > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]:8:0: class=0x020000 card = 0x81e2104d chip=0x10698086 > rev=-0x03 hdr =0x00 > vendor = 'Intel Corporation' > device = '82562Em/EX/GX PRO/100 VM (LOM) Ethernet Controller > Mobile' > class = network > subclass = ethernet > > ifconfig reports only the the loopback (lo0) and "Ethernet over > Firewire" (fwe0) devices. > > My kernel configuration has the lines: > > device miibus > device fxp > > Any suggestions?
The fxp(4) driver supports at least some "i82562" based Ethernet devices. Does FreeBSD 6.1 recognize it on boot? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"