I also had same problem but succeeded in making BCM4401-B0 work, thanks to following information with this dirty quick patch.
--- src/sys/dev/bfe/if_bfereg.h.orig Wed Sep 10 03:17:22 2003 +++ src/sys/dev/bfe/if_bfereg.h Tue Aug 24 22:13:10 2004 @@ -393,7 +393,11 @@ #define BFE_REG_PCI 0x18002000 #define BCOM_VENDORID 0x14E4 +#if 0 #define BCOM_DEVICEID_BCM4401 0x4401 +#else +#define BCOM_DEVICEID_BCM4401 0x170c +#endif #define PCI_SETBIT(dev, reg, x, s) \ pci_write_config(dev, reg, (pci_read_config(dev, reg, s) | (x)), s) >I I just recompiled a 4.10 kernel with bfe support. >I grab source code from http://people.freebsd.org/~dmlb/bfe-4.8.tar.gz > >At boot time, I get: >pci1: <unknown card> (vendor=0x14e4, dev=0x170c) at 14.0 irq 11 > >When I try to insert the driver manually: >module_register: module pci/bfe already exists! >linker_file_sysinit "if_bfe.ko" failed to register! 17 > >I think I'm gone go back to Linux... > >cheers, > > >Guillaume > > >Mark wrote: >> You may have to build a kernel with the >> "device bge" # gig cards >> "device bfe" # 10- 100 cards >> entries to build the moduals, I would have thought they >> were with the base system. But I had to build a kernel >> for the bfe modual to work. >> >> Side note: The bfe entry is not in the GENERIC kernel >> on 4.10 but will build and work. The bge modual would not >> find my broadcom 4401. >> >> >> On Mon, Jul 26, 2004 at 05:00:39PM +0200, Guillaume Goutaudier wrote: >> >>>bge gives me exactly the same error message. >>>And still nothing like "bge0: ..." in dmesg output. >>> >>> >>>Try bge. >>> >>>On Mon, Jul 26, 2004 at 03:11:42PM +0200, Guillaume Goutaudier wrote: >>> >>>>/ Hi all, >>> >>>/>/ >>>/>/ I'm trying to move from Linux to FreeBSD on my compaq nx5000 laptop. >>>/>/ The FreeBSD version I installed is 5.2.1. >>>/>/ >>>/>/ I have a problem with the integrated broadcom BCM4401-B0 NIC. >>>/>/ >>>/>/ This is not a BCM4401 but a BCM4401-B0 card (PCI ID = 0x170c), and >>>/>/ the bfe driver does not seem to work: >>>/>/ >>>/>/ In the dmesg output, I don't have a single line with "bfe0: ...". >>>/>/ Instead, all I have is: >>>/>/ >>>/>/ pci1: <network, ethernet> at device 14.0 (no driver attached) >>>/>/ >>>/>/ When I try to install the bfe module manually, I get: >>>/>/ >>>/>/ # kldload miibus.ko >>>/>/ interface miibus.1 already present in the KLD 'kernel'! >>>/>/ kldload: can't load miibus.ko: file exists >>>/>/ # kldload if_bfe.ko >>>/>/ module_register: module pci/bfe already exists! >>>/>/ Module pci/bfe failed to register: 17 >>>/>/ module_register: module bfe/miibus already exists! >>>/>/ Module bfe/miibus failed to register: 17 >>>/>/ >>>/>/ I'm not familiar at all with *BSD drivers stuff so any help will be >>>/>/ REALLY appreciated ... >>>/>/ >>>/>/ cheers, >>>/>/ >>>/>/ >>>/>/ Guillaume >>>/>/ / _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"