LAN and display support on ASUS A7V8X

taxman taxman at
Sat Apr 5 16:16:52 PST 2003

On Saturday 05 April 2003 02:49 pm, Nicola Wagner wrote:
> I run FreeBSD 5.0 on an ASUS A7V8X motherboard with inbuilt BroadCom 10/100
> LAN and an ASUS V8460 VGA card. FreeBSD failed to detect either. I am
> building a custom kernel -- which drivers do I (and don't I) need for the

looking at your dmesg would tell you which driver your NIC uses (if it is 

> network card? Do I need to add anything to /dev? And what could be
> hindering VGA card detection?

interupt the boot loader and type boot -v, then paste that dmesg to the list.  
I can't tell by that card model alone, though others may be able to.

by the way are you sure you want 5.0?  Check out:


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