Hi, I am coming from the worlds of AIX and macintosh. As a result, I have little knowledge about x86 boxes.
I installed a 4.4-release after a few tries. I am having some problems with networking. I have a Pentium/P54C (133.64-MHz 586-class CPU) with 32MB of real memory. My first card was made by SMC (8013WC). Apparently, FreeBSD does not support this card. So, I went out and picked one from the list of supported hardware. This next card was a 3COM 3C595 Fast Etherlink III PCI - port 0x6000 - 0x601f irq 9 at device 17.0 on pci0. The boot program says "disable 'auto select' with DOS util! address 00:a0:24:c8:74:e8 driver is using old-style compatibility shims. Well, this card does not seem to work. I have not had a chance to really trouble-shoot the card since I am brand-new to FreeBSD and was hoping this install would be a little less time consuming. I'm not bashing FreeBSD, by the way. I just don't know the ropes yet. OK, here is my question: 1. Is there some network interface card that I can put in and will work? Any recommendations? I don't have an extra DOS machine to set up the 3COM card. If this proposed card was available at a store, that would be good. It's hard to look at the supported hardware list to see whether it will need changes to the firmware, or whether it is jumper-selectable. Thanks for your time and I hope I will be able to return the favor some day. Regards, Chris _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"