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Date:      Thu, 17 May 2012 12:01:14 +0700
From:      Victor Sudakov <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD on the ASUS P8H67-M LGA1155 H67 motherboard
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In-Reply-To: <4FB473E7.6090307@ShaneWare.Biz>
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Shane Ambler wrote:
> >
> > Do you have success stories running FreeBSD on an ASUS P8H67-M
> > LGA1155 H67 motherboard? This will be mostly a desktop system on
> > 9.0-RELEASE.
> >
> > I am worried especially about the Sandy Bridge video, shall I be able
> > to use it with xorg at least in VESA modes?
> >
> > Do also the sound/NIC/etc drivers work well with this motherboard?
> I am running 9.0-RELEASE on an ASUS P8H61-M LE/USB3 with a corei5
> Having the same audio and LAN chips I can say they work. Had some
> trouble getting the audio working to start with, vaguely recall it was
> something with the generic sound detection didn't pick the right driver,
> once I enabled one specific sound device I haven't had trouble (also
> that was back in rc3). Only using stereo speakers so can't vouch for any
> surround features. Add snd_hda_load="YES" to /boot/loader.conf

Thanks for the good news. Can you please show 'cat /dev/sndstat' and
what the kernel thinks about the NIC (is it the re(4) driver?)
> Using an Nvidia PCIe card - haven't tried the on-board video.

I have tried PC-BSD 9.0 on a similar motherboard with a Sandy Bridge
video, it seems to work in VESA mode.

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN

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