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Re: Final report on the Shuttle XPC (SN95G5v3) with an AMD X2 dual-core cpu in it, running DragonFly

From: Jonas Trollvik <jontro@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 10:38:48 +0100

I was running this driver on my shuttle xpc from knoppix (linux) and
it worked perfectly. Maybe it's worth having a look at this driver?

On 11/11/05, Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> :On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 03:47:52PM -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :>
> :>       This is likely due to bugs in the NVidia ethernet driver, in particular
> :>       the NVNET blackbox object module that Nvidia supplies (for linux) and
> :>       hasn't handed out the source for.   They seem to be making only a
> :>       half-hearted effort to suppot Open Source, which is really unfortunate.
> :>       We really need the source code to properly support devices.
> :
> :Actually, there is an Open Source driver with some support from Nvidia,
> :just noone found the time to extract specs from it and rewrite it for
> :BSDs.
> :
> :Joerg
>    If you mean if_nve in the FreeBSD tree, it's the *same* driver as
>    if_nv in our tree with some very minor differences.  They both use
>    the nvidia blackbox object module.
>                                        -Matt
>                                        Matthew Dillon
>                                        <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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