On Saturday 17 March 2007 6:27 pm, Garrett Cooper wrote: > Ray wrote: > > Hello, > > I'm trying to setup a new server, and I'm having some problems mostly > > with the network card. (machine specs follow) I can't get a driver to > > work for the integrated network card. I've spent a number of hours on > > google / "the complete freeBSD" / "the freeBSD handbook". the handbook > > (section 11.8 > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/config-network- > >setup.html) outlines using ndis (project evil) drivers. I tried using > > this. I went through ndisgen, and everything seemed to work. I then tried > > to use kldload and got the error message: > > "kldload: can't load file.ko :operation not permitted" > > of course I did all of this as root. I am using the amd64 version of > > freeBSD (is this my first mistake?) and the 64 bit version of the > > drivers. as a side note, the supplied driver disk includes a source > > version of the linux driver. is there any way to use this? > > Any help or suggestions greatly appreciated. > > Ray > > machine specs > > ASUS M2N-SLI DELUXE mobo > > 2GB ram > > AMD 5200 x2 processor (sorry, the box isn't in front of me) > > Not sure if nForce drivers are supported on the 6.2 install CD. You > might want to give one of the 7-CURRENT driver CDs a go. Grab a snapshot > iso from <ftp://ftp7.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snapshots/200703>, or the > directory above it in one of the other snapshot directories if that > doesn't work for you. Thanks for the response. just 2 questions: 1) is 7-CURRENT ready for a production environment? 2) should I stick with amd64 or should I go back to i386? Thanks, Ray > > -Garrett > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
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