OK, this is what i get: [NIC entry, not the rest]
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:8:0: class=0x2020000 card=0x80f81043 chip=0x10508086 rev=0x02 hdr=0x00 vendor = 'Intel Corporation' class = network subclass = ethernet I minimal install from 5.1 made from the ISO images from the FTP site. as in a basic install using the /stand/sysinstall blah blah. i'm not very good with installs as i have never really had much trouble before. should i make a CD from some 'CURRENT' version? all my hardware should be supported according to the HAREWARE.txt in the CD image i have for 5.1. [sorry about the email format. im using my thinkpad plagued by M$] -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Greg 'groggy' Lehey Sent: Wednesday, 24 September 2003 6:53 PM To: Anthony Carmody Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: NIC card not showing up during 5.1 install [Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Overlong lines. On Wednesday, 24 September 2003 at 18:45:47 +1000, Anthony Carmody wrote: > i am building a new server for a client and my hardware vendor > changed my usual hardware profile to use an 800fsb ASUS Mainboard, > it runs the Intel 865G chipset. I have tried installing 5.1 but it > cannot see to onboard Ethernet and seems to get upset running the > mouse when the XF86 server starts up for some reason. > > i have 2 bootable installer discs for 5.1 made from ISO images some > months ago. > > I had a look at the current HARDWARE.TXT in the first disc and the > network card is supported so it says" > > "Intel 82562-based Fast Ethernet NICs" > > when i get the prompt during installation to configure network > connections i only get a sellection of four serial connections PPP & > SLIP etc. I remember being given a choice of one NIC as well.... > > so, does this mean it might be there somewhere? when i run a > 'netstat -i' i cant see anything that looks like a NIC. Just serial > ports etc. I assume this is only running interfaces, correct? what > should i be looking for? Do a minimal install, then run # pciconf -vl The output looks something like (showing NICs only): [EMAIL PROTECTED]:12:0: class=0x020000 card=0x032010bd chip=0x813910ec rev=0x10 hdr=0x00 vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor' device = 'RT8139 (A/B/C/8130) Fast Ethernet Adapter' class = network subclass = ethernet [EMAIL PROTECTED]:18:0: class=0x020000 card=0x764c1462 chip=0x30651106 rev=0x74 hdr=0x00 vendor = 'VIA Technologies Inc' device = 'VT6102 Rhine II PCI Fast Ethernet Controller' class = network subclass = ethernet Show us what you see there. If you can identify the NIC in the output, you don't need to show the rest. Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html See complete headers for address and phone numbers _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"