FreeBSD 10.0 on Raspberry PI B+ no network devices

Ralf Wenk iz-rpi03 at
Mon Aug 25 13:33:32 UTC 2014


> > Hi,
> > 
> > I got recently two Raspberries B+. I downloaded the file
> > FreeBSD-10.0-STABLE-arm-armv6-RPI-B-20140406-r264194.img.bz2 and copied
> > it to a memory card. 
> > 
> > I edited rc.conf to be able to use the Raspberries without keyboard.
> > The problem is now that no network comes up.
> > 
> > ue0 simply does not exist.
> > 
> > What do I do wrong here?
> > 
> > It must be something simple I just do not see.
> You are likely not doing anything wrong.  As I understand it, the Model 
> B+ uses a slightly different USB controller/revision to the Model B, 
> and this might not be recognised/supported yet by FreeBSD.  The network 
> is via USB on Raspberry Pi, so the USB support problem would cause the 
> network not to work/be recognised.
> This may have been fixed recently, though, so you might want to try a 
> more recent image.

Last month YAMAMOTO Shigeru wrote a mail that he has the same problem
with a official image while his own one is fine.
He suggested to use a newer firmware for the official image.

Please have a look at
for his mail and a link to his image(s) for a RaspberryPi B+.


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