Subject: Re: nVidia nForce3 chipset support in current
To: Roberto Pereyra <>
From: Roberto Pereyra <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/08/2005 07:32:50
Thanks a lot !!


2005/11/7, Allen Briggs <>:
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 09:28:49AM -0300, Roberto Pereyra wrote:
> > I just read that NetBSD 2.1 have nVidia nForce3 network adapter
> > chipset support.
> > I have this chipset onboard in my server.
> > I running current but I don't see a way to enable this support.
> There is a module "out there" that is a port of a FreeBSD driver
> module.  It uses binaries from nvidia's site and I don't think it
> will make it into our main tree in that state.
> That said, I've fooled around with it some on the nForce4 on amd64
> and found that it works as long as you're not trying to netboot
> from the same interface.  I'm not sure what's up with that, but
> it's probably worth a look.
> There's also a GPL "forcedeth" driver in Linux for the same chipsets
> that doesn't require binaries from nVIDIA.
> -allen
> --
>                   Use NetBSD!

Ing. Roberto Pereyra
Direcci=F3n de Inform=E1tica
Municipalidad de Gualeguaych=FA
Entre R=EDos - Argentina

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