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

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