Subject: Re: 3COM Gigabit not recogniced
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Stephen Degler <email@example.com>
Date: 08/10/2003 21:28:38
It appears not appear to be a Broadcom chip, thus the bge driver won't work.
Drivers for FreeBSD and Linux seem to exist though.
On Friday 08 August 2003 08:10 am, you wrote:
> just got a new PeeCee to setup which is build around the new ASUS
> P4P800 motherboard. So befor doing harm to the hardware by installing
> BillySoft ;-) I tried to install NetBSD using a bootable NetBSD cd
> lying around. Installation worked like a charm and NetBSD 1.6P is up
> and running fine, but the 3Com Gigabit interface isn't recognized.
> Grepping -current /usr/src/sys/dev/pci/pcidevs for the deviceid (1700)
> failed. Googleing for "+10b7 +1700" led to
> http://pciids.sourceforge.net/iii/?i=10b7:sub=1 which states that this
> is a 3C940. - Which is not supported by NetBSD, yet(?). Anyone working
> on a driver for this "thing"?
> Maybe I can put another network-card in the box to get the dmesg
> output for posting here on monday...