nfe internet problems
韓家標 Bill Hacker
askbill at conducive.net
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 = powerspec 2 supports D0 D3 current D0
> > cap 05 = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit
> > cap 10 = 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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