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Date:      Wed, 30 Dec 1998 18:37:18 +1030
From:      Greg Lehey <>
To:        Greg Black <>
Cc:        sprint <>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Network
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>; from Greg Black on Wed, Dec 30, 1998 at 05:51:20PM +1000
References:  <000101be330e$1cd607a0$0901a8c0@spd15> <> <>

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On Wednesday, 30 December 1998 at 17:51:20 +1000, Greg Black wrote:
>>> I have a  3c509b ethernet card and during start up he says
>>> no driver loaded.
>> There's no such message from FreeBSD.
> There's certainly the moral equivalent of that message (at least
> in 2.2.7).  The message "[no driver assigned]" appears if a
> network card is detected but there is no driver in the kernel.
> In my case, I had a 3C900B which was not supported by the 2.2.7
> GENERIC kernel.  (I fixed it by getting the "xl" driver and the
> card is now working, apparently properly.)

Ah, right.  But `assigned'  and `loaded' have such different
connotations that I didn't twig.  It's really important to supply the
original message, and not a paraphrase.

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