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Date:      Fri, 18 Jan 2008 22:41:28 -0500
From:      Garance A Drosehn <>
To:        Ed Maste <>, James Jeffery <>
Subject:   Re: Asus eee (was Re: G4 Quicksilver as Web Server?)
Message-ID:  <p06240807c3b721bd576d@[]>
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At 9:14 AM -0500 1/2/08, Ed Maste wrote:
>On Tue, Jan 01, 2008 at 06:20:22PM +0000, James Jeffery wrote:
>>  Before i end the toipic, anyone got any feeback on the Asus Eee (mini
>>  laptops) with FreeBSD?
>It works, but no drivers exist for the wireless or wired Ethernet ports.
>The wireless is a newer Atheros part and ath(4) should gain support for
>it, but I have no idea what the timeline will be.  The wired Ethernet
>is an Atheros (formerly Attansic) L2 10/100, and I'm not aware of any
>concrete plans for a driver for it.
>I've used a Linksys USB200M USB ethernet (axe(4) driver) with mine and
>that works well.

One of the guys I know is running FreeBSD on the Eee, and has written
up the following information for anyone who is interested in doing
what he did:

This includes tips on how to get the wireless working, and sound,
and some oddities with how X11 works.

Garance Alistair Drosehn     =     
Senior Systems Programmer               or
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;             Troy, NY;  USA

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