No driver for NIC...
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Wed Dec 27 23:02:37 PST 2006
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B. Hansmann wrote:
> I just got a new mainboard (MSI K9N Platinum) with nvidia nforce
> chipset. It has a dualLAN 1Gbit ethernet adapter which I think is
> integrated into the southbridge chipset (nforce 570/MCP55).
> The mainboard manual says it's controlled by Vitesse VSC8601.
> I am new to FreeBSD and I did not manage to get it
> to work (6.2-rc2 amd64).
> I compiled a new kernel with this nve driver (for nvidia mcp onboard
> ethernet adapters) but it did not work. I tried to load all the if_*
> modules but none worked.
> Before I tried this I installed NetBSD3.1 and there it worked perfectly
> after the first boot (said it was an mcp55 lan adapter).
> How do I get this ethernet thing to work or is this chipset not
> supported? (mcp55 sound works as stated in the hardware list on freebsd).
> Help would be appreciated! Thanks...
- From nve(4):
To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines
in your kernel configuration file:
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