Building a FreeBSD system.

Vulpes Velox v.velox at
Sat Jan 28 22:09:54 PST 2006

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006 15:12:13 -0500
Anthony Dematteo <adematteo at> wrote:

> I am interested in building a new computer, with the intention of
> running FreeBSD AMD/64.
> I am, however haveing trouble finding a mother board with support
> listed in the hardware database.  (Mostly for onboard audio)  Is it
> reasonable to belive that these audio devices will follow a normal
> spec, and the FreeBSD will run them? Is there a good possiblity that
> if they are not listed in the hardware.txt that they will not work
> at all?  What about onboard ethernet?

Not messed any AMD 64bit chips yet, but with the k7 my experience has
been positive for VIA and NVidia chipsets. They have all worked out
of the box nicely. If you want more than stereo, I suggest looking at

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