Netgear NIC

Jon Schneider jon at
Mon Dec 16 10:14:35 GMT 2002

Ugh I had had an hours-long argument and FA311 card a while ago and 
ultimately told the friend to take it back. He bought it at PC world 
to make a linux firewall. There was another nastyish (Ne2000 etc.) 
card already in the machine. I found that dependant on which slot 
they were in, the order of loading the modules, whether NT had been 
fired up and the wind direction the the drivers might recognise the 
wrong card or the right card with the IRQ assigned to the other. Also 
fired up an OpenBSD boot sloppy to see what it made of it and still 
had trouble. Horrible. Use it as a shovel or wheel chock or 


More information about the Ukfreebsd mailing list