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Date:      Tue, 16 Jan 2007 13:14:38 -0800
From:      Garrett Cooper <youshi10@u.washington.edu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Ethernet not recognized
Message-ID:  <45AD403E.8020305@u.washington.edu>
In-Reply-To: <17837.14461.570595.543537@jerusalem.litteratus.org>
References:  <000001c73974$3f35d2b0$2401a8c0@SuperMercadosConchitaInc.local>	<6.0.0.22.2.20070116131505.024a7268@mail.computinginnovations.com> <17837.14461.570595.543537@jerusalem.litteratus.org>

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Robert Huff wrote:
> Derek Ragona writes:
>
>   
>>  Check the motherboard documentation for the ethernet chipset,
>>  then look in the kernel config file for your kernel.  It is
>>  likely simply not enabled in your kernel, or may require a second
>>  driver as do many of the ethernet drivers.
>>     
>
> 	Also check whether the network "card" is enabled in the BIOS.
>
>
> 					Robert Huff
On a similar note, some chipsets (SIS in my experience) with onboard 
NICs disable the onboard NIC if you have another PCI card.
-Garrett



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