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 From:  Ian Cartwright <ian351c at cox dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Add nForce NIC support to M0n0wall
 Date:  Fri, 02 Jan 2004 15:49:56 -0700
Hello All,

Just thought I'd share this with the group since I didn't see anything
about nVidia nForce NICs in the mailing lists. It is possible to add
nForce NIC support to M0n0wall by copying if_nv.ko from the nForce
FreeBSD driver package (http://www.onthenet.com.au/~q/nvnet/) to the
/modules directory of a M0n0wall rootfs or mounted mfsroot file. I also
changed /etc/interfaces.inc to allow the module to load at boot time as
follows:

function interfaces_lan_configure() {
        global $config, $g;
                                                                                
        if ($g['booting']) {
                echo "Configuring LAN interface... ";
                mwexec ("/sbin/kldload miibus.ko");
                mwexec ("/sbin/kldload if_nv.ko");
        }

This change is probably not necessary, but I threw it in there as
recommended by theFreeBSD nForce driver page (see "Workaround 1" on that
page for details).

Hopefully this will help anyone else out there trying to use this driver
on an nForce based M0n0wall box.

Cheers,

Ian