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Re: simple curiousity -> broadcom hardware
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: simple curiousity -> broadcom hardware
- From: Alexander_(_dot_)_Farber_(_at_)_t-online_(_dot_)_de (Alexander Farber)
- Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 08:23:16 +0000
I have an ASUS A78VX mainboard ("sound SPDIF version") and
the Broadcom BCM4401 NIC on it isn't supported by OpenBSD:
Sorry for sending this information multiple times to the list
but I wish someone would tell me that the NIC and the sound chip
at that mainboard don't work with OpenBSD before I bought it...
On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 01:07:00AM -0600, jared r r spiegel wrote:
> for those who have used broadcomm NICs and/or anything
> from broadcomm, what has been your experience as to the
> quality of the hardware/components ?
> i ask as i encounter their "bcm v.92" modem on a quasi-daily
> basis in the context of supporting dialup customers.
> most often a "new dell" with the "bcm v.92" or a "new gateway "
> with the re-branded "gtw v.92" modem ( as seen in modem.cpl in
> win32 ).
> to ~briefly cite my first-hand encounters with them acting poorly:
> ( outside of hearing them not be able to handshake their way out
> of a wet paper bag, quite often )