Support for Asus MicroATX Boards

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at
Fri Jan 8 22:03:09 UTC 2010

Uwe Laverenz wrote:
> Am 08.01.2010 16:43, schrieb Anselm Strauss:
>> chips. I can't find real evidence on the supported hardware list 
>> whether the
>> following chipsets are really working with FreeBSD 8.0 or not. Maybe
> I have an Asus "M4A785TD-M EVO" running with RELENG_8 and it works fine. 
> There is/was a race condition in FreeBSD 7.2/8.0 that forces you to 
> switch off the firewire device in the BIOS:
> Uwe

8.0 generic kernel now has the offending driver sbp commented out so you 
can install without disabling firewire in the BIOS. You can manually 
kldload sbp once the system is up but not in loader.conf (at least for me).


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