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?


> thanks
> Alan.

Jeremy Faulkner                 http://www.gldis.ca

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