does -STABLE support VIA VT6103 NIC?

Oliver Fromme olli at
Thu Jan 25 18:02:52 UTC 2007

Brian Reichert <reichert at> wrote:
 > I'm looking at the release notes for 6.2-RELEASE:
 > I'm considering the botherboard on this 1U system:
 > Which describes a VIA 'VT6103 10/100 Base-T Ethernet PHY' interface.

The actual interface is a VT6105.  The 6103 is just the PHY.
This chip is called "Rhine III", and it's listed in the
FreeBSD release notes.

 > This is not specifically mentioned as supported; does anyone know for sure?

It's supported by the vr(4) driver.  I've got two VT610x
NICs on my VIA EDEN PD10k board, too.  They work perfectly

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