Subject: Re: Genius PCMCIA NIC: "can't match ethernet vendor code"
To: None <tech-kern@Redbrick.DCU.IE>
From: Cillian Sharkey <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/15/2002 19:06:57
Cillian Sharkey <> wrote:
> Trying to install NetBSD 1.5ZC (using latest snapshot) onto an IBM ThinkPad,
> but the NIC isn't being picked up. It's a "Genius MF3000 SE". Is this by any
> chance supported? Drivers for Linux are available from Genius, haven't tried
> FreeBSD yet..

Hmm, well that was odd.. I went ahead and installed NetBSD anyway and once I
rebooted, the GENERIC kernel picked up the NIC fine..

ne2 at pcmcia0 function 0 port 0x300-0x30f port 0x310-0x31f
ne2: Melco LPC3-TX (AX88190) Ethernet
ne2: Ethernet address 00:a0:0c:45:17:d1
ukphy0 at ne2 phy 1: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface
ukphy0: OUI 0x0008bb, model 0x0002, rev. 1
ukphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto