[PC-BSD Testing] pcbsd 7.1.1 not detecting broadcom 57xx and wireless 1397 network cards

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Jan 11 12:27:34 PST 2010

On 01/10/2010 19:02, Perry, Andrew wrote:
> hi all,
> i've  have just gotten a dell e5500 laptop and installed 7.1.1 on it.
> on my previous craptop, a hp nx7400, it automatically detected the wired
> and wireless adapters, but this one does not
>   i managed to find the instructions for making an ndis driver, the
> driver for the "wired" ethernet adapter causes the machine to panic and
> reboot
> in any case, if it's not in the pipeline to get this one supported, i'll
> swap to another craptop, otherwise, if someone potentially is working on
> it, i'll hang out
> regards
> Andrew Perry

Do you happen to know the type of nic's these are, chipset etc?

Maybe send over the output of "pciconf -lv" or "dmesg" and we'll see, 
they may have support in upcoming 8.0, but I can't guarantee that 
without knowing the exact chipset :)


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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