Question on Hardware support

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at
Thu Apr 10 06:06:15 UTC 2008

dick wrote:
> I am trying to find the hardware support list for the releases and 
> have been unsuccessful.  Any ideas where to look for this?
> My reason is that I have a new computer with the ASUS motherboard in 
> an Intel Core2 Duo configuration.  This board has an ATTANSIC 
> Technology Corp. L1 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter on it which apparently is 
> fairly new and may not be supported.  I have found with Linux that the 
> Debian distros, the Gentoo distros and the SUSE distros all support 
> this (Ubuntu, Mepis, Open SUSE, Sabayon, OpenGEU) while the Slackware 
> ones will in the next release.  I would like to use the BSD release if 
> it can support this ethernet adapter but the older PC-BSD did not.  Is 
> there a release that does include this ethernet device?  I have been 
> looking for something that lists the hardware supported and I keep 
> running into something that says check the release to see the hardware 
> support info but so far all I find is that notice.  I don't find the 
> hardware support list anywhere.
> Thanks.
> Dick Thompson
> rhomp2002 at
You will find the relevant info here:

Concerning the Attansic, my eeepc has a 100Mbit one, which is not 
supported.  Yours is probably unsupported too.

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