youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 2 04:04:48 UTC 2007
> I have built a machine with ASUS M2N32 WS pro motherboard.
> It has dual network interface ports that are Marvell interfaces.
> I understand that FreeBSD does not yet support Marvell as of
> v6.2. I did get a reference to a source for the driver source and
> instructions to compile and install. But my short term solution was
> to get Intel nics that fit in PCIe lane one slots. As fate would have
> it one of the slots is situated too close to some copper vain heat
> dissipation attachments, so the second interface card will not
> fit in the slot for the obstruction.
> So, my question is simple:
> Can I use a network interface card made for a PCIe lane one slot
> in a PCIe lane 16 slot and expect it to work?
> By way of explanation: I need to interfaces because I am using
> this machine as a web server and I want one public ip address
> assigned to it and one private ip address assigned to it also.
> I have all but http and dns blocked from the outside. I use ssh
> and ftp to post content to the machine on the inside network.
> Thanks, not tearing my hair just yet....
> Jeff K
Maybe. Read this document: <http://zone.ni.com/devzone/cda/tut/p/id/3540>.
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