Subject: Nvidia 680 or 650 chipset functionality w/amd64
To: None <>
From: Scott Ellis <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/28/2007 11:01:19
Does anyone have experience with using -current on Nvidia 680 or 650
chipsets?  I have an EVGA 680i system running Vista that I'm considering
moving to -current, and am looking for a few data-points about the
feasibility of that. :-)

Booting the install iso image works, but I get watchdog timeout errors
on the nfe interfaces (looking at the FreeBSD lists, it seems like there
may be an issue with the phy (it picks ukphy not ciphy) and possibly
some other quirks necessary for MCP55 support).  I haven't tried disk
i/o (no spare partition to muck with), but the SATA drive is seen by

Before I go too far down the path of figuring out what works and what
doesn't work, I was hoping somebody else could save me the trouble by
sharing their experience.=20