On Friday 26 December 2003 22:39, Anclo wrote: > At 04:06 PM 12/26/2003, you wrote: > >On Friday 26 December 2003 21:59, Anclo wrote: > > > I'm considering to build a small VIA Tech Mini-ITX system using the C3 > > > 800 MHz motherboard/CPU or the Eden 533 MHz. This box would serve as a > > > gateway/router. > > > > > > Has anyone have experience with VIA Tech Mini-ITX motherboards? I'd > > > like to use it to run 4.9-RELEASE. > > > > > > Any advice would be appreciated - I'd hate to find out that there is no > > > FreeBSD driver for the built-in network card... > > > >I'm using a older C3 800 miniITX without any problem. > >AFAIK even the latest miniITX has the "VIA Rhine" chipset for ethernet. > > Also the PLE266 should work, but of course you cannot use the mpeg2 > > decoder. Don't know any OS which could make use of it. > > > >-Harry > > Harry, > > many thanx - my 10 year old system which I just set up as gateway has > expired and I figured that a C3 800 would be a relatively inexpensive > replacement. > > Just curious - what driver does your system say it uses for the C3 800 > miniITX's NIC?
You can watch the dmesg at http://www.schmalzbauer.de/netz It's machine tek -Harry P.S. I heard that there is linux development for the mpeg2 decoder but didn't know that it's yet available. Good to hear :) > > Anclo