hint.nve.0.disabled="1" in /boot/device.hints should do the magic. If have a motherboard with nforce4 (430) chipset, nve isn't even in action, to use the onboard nic I have to use nfe but I don't need the phy patch.
Cheers, Oliver On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 01:04:55PM +0100, Matthew Bloch wrote: > Hi there, I'm a Linux expert, FreeBSD novice trying to get a FreeBSD > bootstrap together for our network and am stuck because nForce network > chips are a pain in the backside :) > > I wonder if anyone can confirm what I've found and suggest an easier way > forward: > > Basically I can install 6.2-RELEASE off a CD-ROM in the office but there > is no nve0 device on this particular Gigabyte m61pm-S2 board - based on > similar experience with the Linux forcedeth driver, I assume that we > just need a newer driver. However I understand that the nve driver is a > dead-end and that the nfe driver will replace it from 7.0. > > So in order to use this on our bootstrap system, I will need to rebuild > the kernel, taking nve out and compiling nfe (with the relevant PHY > patch) in. Is that about the quickest way to fix this? I'd be very > interested to know if anyone could suggest a solution that didn't > involve rebuilding the kernel. > > Thanks for any tips... > > -- > Matthew > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Instead of thinking of spam as a disease that might be eliminated, it is more useful to think of it like crime, war and cockroaches. It is not realistic to expect to eliminate any of these, no matter how much anyone might wish otherwise. Therefore the best we can hope to accomplish is to bring spam under reasonable control... -- Dave Crocker _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"