workstation mobo

Juergen Lock nox at
Mon Aug 15 19:15:33 GMT 2005

On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 06:16:52PM +1000, ? ? wrote:
> On 8/13/05, I wrote:

> > I just got a new box with an Asus A8V Deluxe board (VIA K8T800 Pro,
> > Socket 939), and so far everything seems to be working.  The only
> > unusual thing i had to do for FreeBSD (5.4-R) was adding a patch
> > to the sk nic driver (see other thread.)
> > 
> Update on ASUS A8V Deluxe for archives
> I installed 5.4-RELEASE about April (2005) and track 5-Stable on that
> hardware straight from CVS - never had a prob with sk0 yet, it's
> worked since day one with no boot time errors.

Yeah I was surprised too that my network didnt work out-of-the-box,
as i had read of other ppl having no problems at all with this board.
Apparently there are boards with different revisions of the sk chip
(skc0: Marvell Yukon Lite Gigabit Ethernet rev. (0x9) here, see other
thread for the full dmesg.)


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