Question on Hardware support

Chris Haulmark chris at
Thu Apr 10 06:10:47 UTC 2008

Hello fella,
> I am trying to find the hardware support list for the releases and
> been unsuccessful.  Any ideas where to look for this?
> My reason is that I have a new computer with the ASUS motherboard in
> 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
> 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.

You can see here for the hardware release notes:

However, your NIC is not included but there is development pending it in

The direct link is to:


> Thanks.
> Dick Thompson
> rhomp2002 at
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