On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 08:39:10AM -0500, Bill Moran wrote: > In response to Garrett Cooper <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > Hash: SHA1 > > > > B. Hansmann wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > > > I just got a new mainboard (MSI K9N Platinum) with nvidia nforce > > > 570/MCP55 > > > chipset. It has a dualLAN 1Gbit ethernet adapter which I think is > > > integrated into the southbridge chipset (nforce 570/MCP55). > > > The mainboard manual says it's controlled by Vitesse VSC8601. > > > > > > I am new to FreeBSD and I did not manage to get it > > > to work (6.2-rc2 amd64). > > > > > > I compiled a new kernel with this nve driver (for nvidia mcp onboard > > > ethernet adapters) but it did not work. I tried to load all the if_* > > > modules but none worked. > > > > > > Before I tried this I installed NetBSD3.1 and there it worked perfectly > > > after the first boot (said it was an mcp55 lan adapter). > > > > > > How do I get this ethernet thing to work or is this chipset not > > > supported? (mcp55 sound works as stated in the hardware list on freebsd). > > > > > > Help would be appreciated! Thanks... > > > > Got miibus? > > > > - From nve(4): > > > > To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines > > in your kernel configuration file: > > > > device miibus > > device nve > > If he'd left miibus out his kernel would never have compiled. > > -- > Bill Moran > Collaborative Fusion Inc. > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
Right. The kernel compiled succesfully and booted. I had the miibus and the if_nve in the kernel. Maybe it is just the wrong driver or I need some device hints that I can't figure out. Does anyone have experience with this mainboard/network interface? _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"