is this hardware supported?

Roberto Nunnari roberto.nunnari at
Tue Apr 22 18:21:55 UTC 2008


Thank you for your support. I'll post here the result of
installing FreeBSD on that HW.

Best regards.

Roland Smith wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 06:45:40PM +0200, Roberto Nunnari wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Ok. So what about this?
>> Has anybody been using it?
>> With what success?
>> Can anybody use the embedded RAID controller to make a HW RAID 1
>> with two SATA disks?
> According to ata(4), the ICH8 chipset is supported. According to
> ataraid(4) the jmicron is supported.
> But if it doesn't work, you can always use gmirror(8).
>> Is the NIC supported and working well?
> Hard to say. The spec page you provided doesn't list the type of Realtek
> chip used. Again, if it doesn't work get a cheap Realtek 8139 card.
>> Again, I couldn't find any of its chipsets in the 6.3 supported
>> HW list, so that's why I ask the list.
> It is better to check the manual pages of drivers.
>> But in this case I'm a bit muc more confident that FreeBSD 6.3
>> can run on this HW
> I recently booted FreeBSD on a system with a intel motherboard with a
> ICH9 chipset. Everything seemed to work OK.
> Roland

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