On 25 May 2014, at 4:13, Ronald F. Guilmette <r...@tristatelogic.com> wrote:
> This is extraoordinarily annoying, as I spend good money to buy this
> add-in USB 3.0 card in the hopes that it would solve the problems
> that I previously had with FreeBSD and a different USB 3.0 card,
> and now it is all useless.
> 
> Does FreeBSD support the "VIA VL800 Chipset" that this add-on card
> is alleged to contain?
> 
> Does FreeBSD *ever* work with *any* USB 3.0 equipment?  Or is this
> just a far off dream?

I have 2 USB3 cards, one works and one doesn't, unfortunately I haven't been 
able to determine why as yet.

> P.S.  I know that FreeBSD doesn't have nearly as many people
> working on it as Linux does, but I didn't really expect it to
> be quite this far behind in terms of driver support for USB 3.0.
> I mean how long has USB 3.0 been out now?  Five+ years??

This isn't a helpful thing to say when you're using a volunteer project.

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