hardware not recognized

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Sat Oct 27 10:26:58 PDT 2007

Erik Trulsson writes:

>  > 	Recently, I replaced the NICs on a machine (old card was slow
>  > and throwing errors).  Per good reviews, I went with Intel.
>  > 	However: the card is not recognized on boot, and I get:

>  > 	If I explicitly load if_em via loader.conf, everything's fine.
>  Do you have 'device em' in you kernel config ?  If you don't you
>  will of course have to load if_em as a module via loader.conf.

	Custom kernel, no "device em", -CURRENT.
	However, it was my understanding anything probed at boot whose
PCI id was known would automatically have the appropriate driver
loaded.  Am I misinformed?

				Robert Huff

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