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 From:  "Scott Wirth" <scott at wirthmgt dot com>
 To:  Chet Harvey <chet at pittech dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] HPNA interface
 Date:  Fri, 11 Jun 2004 14:35:07 -0600
Chet,

Thanks, but the Broadcom chip is 4210.  Different animal.

Scott

On 11 Jun 2004 at 16:29, Chet Harvey wrote:

> Keep working on *nix....you will be a happy man. 
> 
> As for Broadcom, I know the NIC driver BGE is available but the hardware bible 
> says, "The bge driver provides support for various NICs based on the Broadcom 
> BCM570x family of gigabit ethernet controller chips"
> 
> Don't know if that is the same or not.
> 
> Quoting Scott Wirth <scott at wirthmgt dot com>:
> 
> > Chet,
> > 
> > Thanks for the reply.  I know next to nothing about Linux or FreeBSD 
> > (but am working hard on this).
> > 
> > I compiled the Linux kernel using the Linux Broadcom "driver" files 
> > from the Linksys ftp site (after hours and hours of research on the 
> > Internet).  Everything seems to work (its listed in ifconfig as eth2, etc.)
> > 
> > I can't find any Broadcom "driver" files for FreeBSD, so how can I 
> > recompile FreeBSD to make it work?  I assume you can't use the Linux 
> > "driver" files to recompile FreeBSD.
> > 
> > I'm also assuming that m0n0wall won't run using the Linux kernel 
> > (instead of FreeBSD)
> > 
> > So am I stuck with no way out?
> > 
> > Scott
> > 
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