Question regarding Broadcom BCM5906M support under FreeBSD7
gnemmi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 12:37:02 UTC 2008
Thnak a lot for your answer!
Actually I knew about this one:
but i wanted to know if it was already merged/solved/taken as officical/ or
Basically, if it was approved or not in order to go witfbsd7 obsd4.3 (Dell
vostros and inspirons both come packed with BCM5906M and I really don't have
to duke it out with and ethernet card =P).
Again, thanks for your answer!
On Thursday 24 April 2008 06:31:42 . . wrote:
> On 4/21/08, Gonzalo Nemmi <gnemmi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Probably the most accurate and downright _to_the_point_ answer that I've
> > ever
> > received.
> > Thanks a _lot_ Mr Schmehl
> > Your kind answer has been really hepfull and highly appreciated =)
> > Blessings
> > ---
> > Gonzalo Nemmi
> > On Monday 21 April 2008 13:32:52 Paul Schmehl wrote:
> > > Looking at the header file in HEAD, the highest number card supported
> > > is the 5787. It doesn't look like there's support for that card yet.
> > >
> > > <
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/sys/dev/bge/if_bgereg.h?rev=1.7
> > >.2.1;content-type=text%2Fplain>
> > >
> > > Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
> > > Senior Information Security Analyst
> > > The University of Texas at Dallas
> > > http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/security/
> Actually bge(4) can support the BCM5906M chipset. There is an un-official
> patch for both 6.3 et 7.0 here:
> I have this card and thanks to this fix it works flawlessly under
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