Intel Network Card Support

Drew Tomlinson drew at
Sat Jul 12 10:12:42 PDT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris" <stenchmaster at>
To: <questions at>
Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2003 9:18 AM

> Hello,
> On the FBSD hardware compatability list I see numerous Intel Pro/100
> nics supported.  It also states "On-board Ethernet NICs on many Intel
> motherboards".  I am purchasing a Dell PowerEdge 650 with a Intel Pro
> 1000XT Gigabit NIC-Cooper.  Does anyone know if this is supported by
> FreeBSD?  Has anyone had any problems with this NIC?  I'm not sure if
> this is covered by the general statement on the hardware list.

I have a Dell workstation at my office.  It has an integrated NIC in the
motherboard that is a Intel 1000 mb.  I don't know if it's the exact one
you are purchasing but it works with FBSD 4.8.  Here's a clip from my

em0: <Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection, Version - 1.5.31>



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