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Date:      Tue, 16 Jan 2007 13:16:26 -0600
From:      Derek Ragona <derek@computinginnovations.com>
To:        "Juan Marrero" <jmarrero@supermercadoconchita.com>, <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Ethernet not recognized
Message-ID:  <6.0.0.22.2.20070116131505.024a7268@mail.computinginnovations.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001c73974$3f35d2b0$2401a8c0@SuperMercadosConchitaInc.lo cal>
References:  <000001c73974$3f35d2b0$2401a8c0@SuperMercadosConchitaInc.local>

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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.

         -Derek


At 07:43 AM 1/16/2007, Juan Marrero wrote:
>Hi, I recently download FreeBSD 6.1, and I've installed in a new
>computer a couple of times and in none of the installation recognize the
>integrated Ethernet card.  In the instructions that I follow in one link
>on your website, it says that is recognized automatically.  What am I
>missing here?  I'm new at unix or linux, I've only used windows and I
>like to learn something outside windows, but I didn't know it would be
>such a headache.  The motherboard is a PC CHIPS P23G or something like
>that.  I also tried to compile the X11 but it display an error trying to
>connect to freebsd.org, obviously because of the Ethernet card not
>recognized.  Can someone help me with this???
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