FreeBSD on Asus EEE PC

Ed Maste emaste at
Wed Jan 2 13:59:18 PST 2008

On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 10:26:06PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:

> Kip Macy wrote:
> > Do you know what network chip it uses?
> Not exactly, but apparently it's very well supported under Linux and
> Windows since Google doesn't find anything useful on the topic.
> I found this in the Linux drivers' source code:
>  * Copyright(c) 2007 Atheros Corporation. All rights reserved.
>  * Copyright(c) 2006 xiong huang <xiong.huang at>
>  *
>  * Derived from Intel e1000 driver
>  * Copyright(c) 1999 - 2005 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.

The chip is an Atheros (formerly Attansic) L2.  Even though it claims to
be derived from the e1000 driver, I believe they just used it as a
reference on writing Linux device drivers; I don't think it's really
related to the e1000 hardware at all.


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