Problem install 6.0 (release) on Sony Vaio TX610P
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Thu Apr 27 18:49:55 UTC 2006
Mark Myatt <mark at brixtonhealth.com> writes:
> I apologise in advance if this is the wrong forum for such a question
> and, if it is, please direct me to the correct place.
> I am trying to install FreeBSD 6.0 on a Sony Vaio TX610P laptop. This
> laptop previously ran a Debian-based Linux distribution with little
> trouble. I wanted to switch to FreeBSD and did some practice
> installations, kernel recompiles, &c. on an old desktop machine. All
> went well.
> Today I decided to try an install on the TX610P. Installation of the
> base-system went well enough but the system does not recognise the NIC.
> The boot message given is:
> pci6: <network, ethernet> at device 8.0 (no driver attached)
> pciconf -l -v gives:
> none5 at pci16:8:0: class=0x020000 card = 0x81e2104d chip=0x10698086
> rev=-0x03 hdr =0x00
> vendor = 'Intel Corporation'
> device = '82562Em/EX/GX PRO/100 VM (LOM) Ethernet Controller
> class = network
> subclass = ethernet
> ifconfig reports only the the loopback (lo0) and "Ethernet over
> Firewire" (fwe0) devices.
> My kernel configuration has the lines:
> device miibus
> device fxp
> Any suggestions?
The fxp(4) driver supports at least some "i82562" based Ethernet
devices. Does FreeBSD 6.1 recognize it on boot?
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