nve doesn't work with C19-A SLI onboard ethernet? (6.1-RELEASE amd64)

Danny Braniss danny at cs.huji.ac.il
Sun Jul 30 11:29:28 UTC 2006

> Hi!
> I'm having trouble getting the nve driver running on an ECS C19-A SLI 
> motherboard (nforce4 chipset). The motherboard has the special unwanted 
> feature of a hardware firewall (ActiveArmor Firewall) which may be 
> causing the problem. However, I had no problem at all getting networking 
> up with an ubuntu livecd.
> nve doesn't showup in my dmesg at all, and doesn't show up in ifconfig. 
> ifconfig shows an fwe0 device; i've also tried loading the if_fwip 
> driver, which shows up in ifconfig, but neither fwe0 or if_fwip0 seem to 
> work.
> If a dmesg or any kind of output would be useful I can send them. I'm 
> running a fresh install of 6.1-RELEASE

same here, this is an ASUS M2NPV-VM, no signes of the onboard NIC.
nothing in 'pciconf -l', nada :-(


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