On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 10:10:53AM -0500, Alan Lai wrote: > Hello, > > I am a newbie to freebsd, I want to clarify something before I get into > using it. > > I plan to put freebsd5 on a sun e250, this is a pci based ultrasparc > machine, but at the same time, this machine has a non-sun hardware, which > is a network card thats originally for x86 machine. This card is working > probably under solaris w/ some non-official driver, & is supported under > linux/x86. My question is, will this card, intel fastethernet 100, or > 3com590 work under freebsd/ultrasparc w/ some tiny tinkering?
It's unlikely, since the drivers for those cards are commented out in sys/sparc64/conf/GENERIC. The drivers probably need work to use busdma. > and also, can i compile freebsd's kernel like linux? No. > thanks > Alan. -- Jeremy Faulkner http://www.gldis.ca To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message