Problems with pci recognition on a laptop

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Fri Apr 23 04:41:50 PDT 2004

On Friday 23 April 2004 02:35 am, TooManySecrets wrote:
> Hi.
> First, I will apologize about my bad english... :-(

jejeje - you know my español so I won't complain :).

> Well, I've got an Acer Aspire 1605LC laptop. All (at this point) work
> very fine, but the PCI is incapable of "view" the RealTek 8139
> ethernet... ¿?
> All of the rest of hardware is sight without any problem.
> The system is a FreeBSD 5.2.1 Release. I can obtain now (via lspci
> from Linux, who is capable of view the RealTek, and the windoze and
> OpenBSD also) a pci list if it is necessary.
> I can't buy a PCMCI ethernet now, and I'm very worried without my
> FreeBSD... :'-(
> Thank you very much!!!

Do you have 

    device miibus
     device re

in your kernel config file.

Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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