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Date:      Wed, 27 Dec 2006 23:02:33 -0800
From:      Garrett Cooper <>
Subject:   Re: No driver for NIC...
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In-Reply-To: <20061228052212.GA583@elephantspace>
References:  <20061228052212.GA583@elephantspace>

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B. Hansmann wrote:
> Hi,
> I just got a new mainboard (MSI K9N Platinum) with nvidia nforce
> 570/MCP55
> chipset. It has a dualLAN 1Gbit ethernet adapter which I think is
> integrated into the southbridge chipset (nforce 570/MCP55).
> The mainboard manual says it's controlled by Vitesse VSC8601.
> I am new to FreeBSD and I did not manage to get it
> to work (6.2-rc2 amd64).
> I compiled a new kernel with this nve driver (for nvidia mcp onboard
> ethernet adapters) but it did not work. I tried to load all the if_*
> modules but none worked.
> Before I tried this I installed NetBSD3.1 and there it worked perfectly
> after the first boot (said it was an mcp55 lan adapter).
> How do I get this ethernet thing to work or is this chipset not
> supported? (mcp55 sound works as stated in the hardware list on freebsd).
> Help would be appreciated! Thanks...

Got miibus?

- From nve(4):

     To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines
     in your kernel configuration file:

           device miibus
           device nve
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