Subject: Re: 3COM Gigabit not recogniced
To: None <>
From: Stephen Degler <>
List: current-users
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:
> Hi,
> 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
> 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...
> -kurt