Ethernet Card Times out on Transfer of Large Files

Daniel Bye freebsd-questions at
Mon Dec 17 09:25:11 PST 2007

On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 01:07:57AM -0600, W. D. wrote:
> Hello Gentlemen:
> The NVidia Ethernet card, nve0, seems to burp on transfers
> of large files.  After browsing the Web, apparently this
> is a fairly common problem:
> From what I can tell, this seems to be the best, most recent
> fix:
> Could anyone please point me to some instructions on 
> how to compile, install, and load this driver?
> When running "make install", this error shows up:
> "/usr/share/mk/", line 12 "can't find kernel source tree"
> Thank you so much for any light you can shed on this
> problem.

Install the source, do a buildworld/buildkernel and try again. There are
detailed instructions on both tasks in the handbook.


Daniel Bye
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