does a working driver exist for the nForce2 MCP nic?
stheg_olloydson at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 10 15:16:28 PDT 2004
it was said:
> >>Out of general principle, I would like to get the
> >>onboard NIC working on an MSI K7N2 Delta-L mobo. I
> >>have checked the archives and googled this issue.
> >>found A LOT of discussion. To sum up, Bill Paul
> >>trying to get nVidia to cooperate, but they were
> >>having none of it. According to
> >>http://www.onthenet.com.au/~q/nvnet/ a driver is
> >>available via ports/net/nvnet, but my fresh
> install of
> >>5.2.1-Release doesn't have that port. I can pull
> >>from the site, but before I needlessly mung my
> >>does anyone know if it works? If it was in ports
> >>before, why is it gone now?
> >You need up update your port tree.
> Seems likely. Although the port was added in
> and tagged in both 4.10-RELEASE and HEAD at that
> it must not have MFC'ed->RELENG_5 until after 5.2.1
> released (in January, IIRC), therefore a CDROM ports
> of 5.2.1 wouldn't include nvnet.
> It is there now. I don't know if it works. Grit
> your teeth and
> hang on! (Seriously, I really doubt it'd be in
> there if there were
> any serious problems at all, but YMMV....)
> Kevin Kinsey
Thanks for the reply. I thought this might be the
case. Just making sure my belt and braces (or
suspenders as the case may be) are tight.
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