BCM4401 Support for FreeBSD
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Mon Jul 28 11:08:48 PDT 2003
On Mon, 2003-07-28 at 12:18, Aeefyu wrote:
> With reference to:
> i.e. Broadcom 440x NIC support for FreeBSD 4.x and 5.x (as found on
> latest Dell's Notebooks - mine is a 8500)
> Would anyone be so kind to enlighten me on the the current status?
> Last I heard of developments being made was end of June.
> Anyone please?
> I am willing to be a tester, if one is required.
This was forwarded to me from Greg Lehey. The dcm driver works okay for
me, but I had to hack it for some new bus dma changes. I have noticed a
few issues of slowness with it when using it in a more "normal" sense
(i.e. using it to read mail, ssh to machines, etc.).
>> Duncan Barclay has a beta driver for the Broadcomm card. See
>> for more details. Also, I've been given a pointer to a Linux page,
>> I haven't read yet.
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