Support for 3C996-SX? Or 3C985(b)-SX?
brueffer at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 30 09:48:55 UTC 2007
On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 10:09:15AM +0100, Johan Ström wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2007, at 01:34 , Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> >On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 02:00:06PM +0100, Johan Str?m wrote:
> >>I'm about to buy a PCI 1000-SX network card, looking on eBay I've
> >>found both 3C996-SX and 3C985(b)-SX cards.
> >>Looking at http://www.freebsd.org/releases/6.2R/hardware-
> >>i386.html#ETHERNET I can find "3Com 3c996-T (10/100/1000baseTX)", but
> >>not the SX?
> >>However, on http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.0R/hardware-
> >>i386.html#ETHERNET I can see "3Com 3c996-SX, 3c996-T".
> >>So, has the -SX support been removed or something?
> >>From the if_bge.c changelog (http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/
> >>src/sys/dev/bge/if_bge.c) I found this:
> >If my memory serve me right bge(4) supports 3Com 996SX.
> >I think I've used the 996SX to make bge(4) work on sparc64.
> Goodie :) I got a private mail from wpaul too confirming this.
Thanks, I have added this card to the bge(4) hardware list, so it'll
show up as supported for the next release.
Christian Brueffer chris at unixpages.org brueffer at FreeBSD.org
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