I apologise in advance if this is the wrong forum for such a question
and, if it is, please direct me to the correct place.
I am trying to install FreeBSD 6.0 on a Sony Vaio TX610P laptop. This
laptop previously ran a Debian-based Linux distribution with little
trouble. I wanted to switch to FreeBSD and did some practice
installations, kernel recompiles, &c. on an old desktop machine. All
Today I decided to try an install on the TX610P. Installation of the
base-system went well enough but the system does not recognise the NIC.
The boot message given is:
pci6: <network, ethernet> at device 8.0 (no driver attached)
pciconf -l -v gives:
none5@pci16:8:0: class=0x020000 card = 0x81e2104d chip=0x10698086
rev=-0x03 hdr =0x00
vendor = 'Intel Corporation'
device = '82562Em/EX/GX PRO/100 VM (LOM) Ethernet Controller
class = network
subclass = ethernet
ifconfig reports only the the loopback (lo0) and "Ethernet over
Firewire" (fwe0) devices.
My kernel configuration has the lines: