unrecognized hardware with 5.1

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Sun Nov 16 11:14:12 PST 2003

On Sunday 16 November 2003 08:17 am, Jackie S. McCracken wrote:
> I'm trying to build a Dell 1750 with 5.1.  After the kern and mfsroot
> floppies have loaded and the system starts to come up it reports an
> unrecognized chip set then once I try to run the ftp utility to load a
> minimum configuration it cannot see the NIC interface i.e. it's not part of
> the choices for the download.  The system came with a driver disk for the
> Broadcom NIC which is a 5704 gigabit interface but it only has drivers for
> Windows, Linux, and some other OS's but nothing for FreeBSD.  According to
> the Dell info it is a ServerWorks GC LE Chipset with 2:1 memory
> interleaving.  How do I get the system to run?  I need to get it up and
> running ASAP.

Did you try building a kernel with the "bge" device?

Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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