nfe internet problems

韓家標 Bill Hacker askbill at
Mon Nov 12 04:17:58 PST 2007

Pyun YongHyeon wrote:


>  > none1 at pci0:2:0:0:	class=0x020000 card=0x82261043 chip=0x10481969 
>  > rev=0xb0 hdr=0x00
>  >     class      = network
>  >     subclass   = ethernet
>  >     cap 01[40] = powerspec 2  supports D0 D3  current D0
>  >     cap 05[48] = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit
>  >     cap 10[58] = PCI-Express 1 endpoint
> Hmm, it's Attansic L1 gigabit ethernet controller. ATM as you said
> there is no FreeBSD driver for the controller but I think Kevin Lo(kelvo@)
> is working on age(4) to support the ethernet controller. I'm not sure
> whether age(4) also supports Attansic F1 ethernet controller.
> I also heard ndis(4) works OK for the ethernet.
> Long time ago when I asked for datasheet for the controller the
> vendor simply rejected it so I gave up. AFAIK the vendor released
> Linux driver under GPL so it's doable to write a driver but it would
> be time-consuming and tedious work. :-(

Not to worry - bigger fish to fry!

Important that bge, common on server-grade MB - and nVidia on consumer-grade 
become better sorted f'rinstance.

Easy enough to avoid el-cheapo wannabee's like Attansic 'til Realtek has eaten 
them for lunch.

Even try-anything-cheap Asus don't seem to use them much - not even on some of 
their other P5 MB.



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