nForce3 Internal NIC on FreeBSD

Masahiko KIMOTO kimoto at
Tue Oct 12 07:33:35 PDT 2004

I've tested also on FreeBSD 5.3-BETA7 today, and it worked fine.

kimoto at eirene% uname -rs
FreeBSD 5.3-BETA7
kimoto at eirene% ifconfig nv0
        inet netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast
        inet6 fe80::230:1bff:feb3:b81d%nv0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4 
        ether 00:30:1b:b3:b8:1d
        media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
        status: active
kimoto at eirene% ping
PING ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=0.193 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=0.109 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=255 time=0.205 ms
--- ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 0.109/0.169/0.205/0.043 ms

 > fortunately my nic was recognized as MCP7, but could not work at all:

MCP4-7 seems to need some more hack for nvnet-src, but I can't do it 
as I don't have nForce3 250/250Gb chipset board. Sorry.

Masahiko KIMOTO, Ph. D.
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