FreeBSD The Power to Serve

FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE Hardware Notes

The FreeBSD Documentation Project

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1 Introduction

This document contains the hardware compatibility notes for FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE. It lists the hardware platforms supported by FreeBSD, as well as the various types of hardware devices (storage controllers, network interfaces, and so on), along with known working instances of these devices.

2 Supported Processors and System Boards

This section provides some architecture-specific information about the specific processors and systems that are supported by each architecture.

2.1 amd64

Since mid-2003 FreeBSD/amd64 has supported the AMD64 (“Hammer”) and Intel® EM64T architecture, and is now one of the Tier-1 platforms (fully supported architecture), which are expected to be Production Quality with respects to all aspects of the FreeBSD operating system, including installation and development environments.

Note that there are two names for this architecture, AMD64 (AMD) and Intel EM64T (Extended Memory 64-bit Technology). 64-bit mode of the two architectures are almost compatible with each other, and FreeBSD/amd64 should support them both.

As of this writing, the following processors are supported:

  • AMD Athlon™64 (“Clawhammer”).

  • AMD Opteron™ (“Sledgehammer”).

  • All multi-core Intel Xeon™ processors except Sossaman have EM64T support.

  • The single-core Intel Xeon processors “Nocona”, “Irwindale”, “Potomac”, and “Cranford” have EM64T support.

  • All Intel Core 2 (not Core Duo) and later processors

  • All Intel Pentium® D processors

  • Intel Pentium 4s and Celeron Ds using the “Cedar Mill” core have EM64T support.

  • Some Intel Pentium 4s and Celeron Ds using the “Prescott” core have EM64T support. See the Intel Processor Spec Finder for the definitive answer about EM64T support in Intel processors.

Intel EM64T is an extended version of IA-32 (x86) and different from Intel IA-64 (Itanium) architecture, which FreeBSD/ia64 supports. Some Intel's old documentation refers to Intel EM64T as “64-bit extension technology” or “IA-32e”.

The largest tested memory configuration to date is 32GB. SMP support has been recently completed and is reasonably robust.

In many respects, FreeBSD/amd64 is similar to FreeBSD/i386, in terms of drivers supported. There may be some issues with 64-bit cleanliness in some (particularly older) drivers. Generally, drivers that already function correctly on other 64-bit platforms should work.

FreeBSD/amd64 is a very young platform on FreeBSD. While the core FreeBSD kernel and base system components are generally fairly robust, there are likely to still be rough edges, particularly with third party packages.

2.2 i386

FreeBSD/i386 runs on a wide variety of “IBM PC compatible” machines. Due to the wide range of hardware available for this architecture, it is impossible to exhaustively list all combinations of equipment supported by FreeBSD. Nevertheless, some general guidelines are presented here.

Almost all i386™-compatible processors with a floating point unit are supported. All Intel processors beginning with the 80486 are supported, including the 80486, Pentium, Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Pentium III, Pentium 4, and variants thereof, such as the Xeon and Celeron® processors. All i386-compatible AMD processors are also supported, including the Am486®, Am5x86®, K5, AMD-K6® (and variants), AMD Athlon (including Athlon-MP, Athlon-XP, Athlon-4, and Athlon Thunderbird), and AMD Duron™ processors. The AMD Élan SC520 embedded processor is supported. The Transmeta Crusoe is recognized and supported, as are i386-compatible processors from Cyrix and NexGen.

There is a wide variety of motherboards available for this architecture. Motherboards using the ISA, VLB, EISA, AGP, and PCI expansion busses are well-supported. There is some limited support for the MCA (“MicroChannel”) expansion bus used in the IBM PS/2 line of PCs.

Symmetric multi-processor (SMP) systems are generally supported by FreeBSD, although in some cases, BIOS or motherboard bugs may generate some problems. Perusal of the archives of the FreeBSD symmetric multiprocessing mailing list may yield some clues.

FreeBSD will take advantage of HyperThreading (HTT) support on Intel CPUs that support this feature. A kernel with the options SMP feature enabled will automatically detect the additional logical processors. The default FreeBSD scheduler treats the logical processors the same as additional physical processors; in other words, no attempt is made to optimize scheduling decisions given the shared resources between logical processors within the same CPU. Because this naive scheduling can result in suboptimal performance, under certain circumstances it may be useful to disable the logical processors with the the machdep.hlt_logical_cpus sysctl variable. It is also possible to halt any CPU in the idle loop with the machdep.hlt_cpus sysctl variable. The smp(4) manual page has more details.

FreeBSD will take advantage of Physical Address Extensions (PAE) support on CPUs that support this feature. A kernel with the PAE feature enabled will detect memory above 4 gigabytes and allow it to be used by the system. This feature places constraints on the device drivers and other features of FreeBSD which may be used; consult the pae(4) manpage for more details.

FreeBSD will generally run on i386-based laptops, albeit with varying levels of support for certain hardware features such as sound, graphics, power management, and PCCARD expansion slots. These features tend to vary in idiosyncratic ways between machines, and frequently require special-case support in FreeBSD to work around hardware bugs or other oddities. When in doubt, a search of the archives of the FreeBSD laptop computer mailing list may be useful.

Most modern laptops (as well as many desktops) use the Advanced Configuration and Power Management (ACPI) standard. FreeBSD supports ACPI via the ACPI Component Architecture reference implementation from Intel, as described in the acpi(4) manual page. The use of ACPI causes instabilities on some machines and it may be necessary to disable the ACPI driver, which is normally loaded via a kernel module. This may be accomplished by adding the following line to /boot/device.hints:


Users debugging ACPI-related problems may find it useful to disable portions of the ACPI functionality. The acpi(4) manual page has more information on how to do this via loader tunables.

ACPI depends on a Differentiated System Descriptor Table (DSDT) provided by each machine's BIOS. Some machines have bad or incomplete DSDTs, which prevents ACPI from functioning correctly. Replacement DSDTs for some machines can be found at the DSDT section of the ACPI4Linux project Web site. FreeBSD can use these DSDTs to override the DSDT provided by the BIOS; see the acpi(4) manual page for more information.

2.3 ia64

Currently supported processors are the Itanium® and the Itanium 2.

Supported chipsets include:

  • HP zx1

  • Intel 460GX

  • Intel E8870

Both Uniprocessor (UP) and Symmetric Multi-processor (SMP) configurations are supported.

Most devices that can be found in or are compatible with ia64 machines are fully supported. The notable exception is the VGA console. The FreeBSD support for VGA consoles is at this time too much based on PC hardware and not all ia64 machines have chipsets that provide sufficient PC legacy support. As such syscons(4) can not be enabled and the use of a serial console is required.

2.4 pc98

NEC PC-9801/9821 series with almost all i386-compatible processors, including 80486, Pentium, Pentium Pro, Pentium II, and variants. All i386-compatible processors by AMD, Cyrix, IBM, and IDT are also supported.

NEC FC-9801/9821 series, and NEC SV-98 series (both of them are compatible with PC-9801/9821 series) should be supported.

EPSON PC-386/486/586 series, which are compatible with NEC PC-9801 series are supported.

High-resolution mode is not supported. NEC PC-98XA/XL/RL/XL^2, and NEC PC-H98 series are supported in normal (PC-9801 compatible) mode only.

Although there are some multi-processor systems (such as Rs20/B20), SMP-related features of FreeBSD are not supported yet.

PC-9801/9821 standard bus (called C-Bus), PC-9801NOTE expansion bus (110pin), and PCI bus are supported. New Extend Standard Architecture (NESA) bus (used in PC-H98, SV-H98, and FC-H98 series) is not supported.

2.5 powerpc

The information for this paragraph has yet to be compiled.

2.6 sparc64

This section describes the systems currently known to be supported by FreeBSD on the UltraSPARC® platform. For background information on the various hardware designs see the Sun System Handbook.

SMP is supported on all systems with more than 1 processor.

When using the GENERIC kernel, FreeBSD/sparc64 systems not equipped with a framebuffer supported by the creator(4) (Sun™ Creator, Sun Creator3D and Sun Elite3D) or machfb(4) (Sun PGX and Sun PGX64 as well as the ATI Mach64 chips found onboard in for example Sun Blade™ 100, Sun Blade 150, Sun Ultra™ 5 and Sun Ultra 10) driver must use the serial console.

If you have a system that is not listed here, it may not have been tested with FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE. We encourage you to try it and send a note to the FreeBSD SPARC porting mailing list with your results, including which devices work and which do not.

The following systems are fully supported by FreeBSD:

  • Sun Blade 100

  • Sun Blade 150

  • Sun Enterprise™ 100

  • Sun Enterprise 220R

  • Sun Enterprise 250

  • Sun Enterprise 420R

  • Sun Enterprise 450

  • Sun Fire™ V100

  • Sun Fire V120

  • Netra™ t1 105

  • Netra T1 AC200/DC200

  • Netra t 1100

  • Netra t 1120

  • Netra t 1125

  • Netra t 1400/1405

  • Netra 120

  • Netra X1

  • SPARCEngine® Ultra AX1105

  • SPARCEngine Ultra AXe

  • SPARCEngine Ultra AXi

  • SPARCEngine Ultra AXmp

  • Sun Ultra 1

  • Sun Ultra 1E

  • Sun Ultra 2

  • Sun Ultra 5

  • Sun Ultra 10

  • Sun Ultra 30

  • Sun Ultra 60

  • Sun Ultra 80

  • Sun Ultra 450

The following systems are partially supported by FreeBSD. In particular the fibre channel controllers in SBus-based systems are not supported. However, it is possible to use these with a SCSI controller supported by the esp(4) driver (Sun ESP SCSI, Sun FAS Fast-SCSI and Sun FAS366 Fast-Wide SCSI controllers).

  • Sun Enterprise 3500

  • Sun Enterprise 4500

Starting with 7.2-RELEASE, sparc64 systems based on UltraSPARC III and beyond are also supported by FreeBSD, which includes the following known working systems:

  • Sun Blade 1000

  • Sun Blade 1500

  • Sun Blade 2000

  • Sun Blade 2500

  • Sun Fire 280R

  • Sun Fire V210

  • Sun Fire V215 (support first appeared in 7.3-RELEASE)

  • Sun Fire V250

  • Sun Fire V440 (support for the on-board NICs first appeared in 7.3-RELEASE and 8.0-RELEASE)

  • Sun Fire V480 (501-6780 and 501-6790 centerplanes only, for which support first appeared in 7.3-RELEASE)

  • Sun Fire V880

  • Netra 20/Netra T4

The following UltraSPARC IIIi systems are not tested but believed to be also supported by FreeBSD:

  • Sun Fire V125

  • Sun Fire V240

  • Sun Fire V245 (support first appeared in 7.3-RELEASE)

3 Supported Devices

This section describes the devices currently known to be supported by FreeBSD. Other configurations may also work, but simply have not been tested yet. Feedback, updates, and corrections to this list are encouraged.

Where possible, the drivers applicable to each device or class of devices is listed. If the driver in question has a manual page in the FreeBSD base distribution (most should), it is referenced here. Information on specific models of supported devices, controllers, etc. can be found in the manual pages.

Note: The device lists in this document are being generated automatically from FreeBSD manual pages. This means that some devices, which are supported by multiple drivers, may appear multiple times.

3.1 Disk Controllers

[amd64, i386, ia64, pc98, sparc64] IDE/ATA controllers (ata(4) driver)

[pc98] IDE/ATA controllers (wdc driver)

  • On-board IDE controller

[i386,ia64,amd64] Controllers supported by the aac(4) driver include:

  • Adaptec AAC-364

  • Adaptec RAID 3085

  • Adaptec RAID 31205

  • Adaptec RAID 31605

  • Adaptec RAID 5085

  • Adaptec RAID 51205

  • Adaptec RAID 51245

  • Adaptec RAID 51605

  • Adaptec RAID 51645

  • Adaptec RAID 52445

  • Adaptec RAID 5405

  • Adaptec RAID 5445

  • Adaptec RAID 5805

  • Adaptec SAS RAID 3405

  • Adaptec SAS RAID 3805

  • Adaptec SAS RAID 4000SAS

  • Adaptec SAS RAID 4005SAS

  • Adaptec SAS RAID 4800SAS

  • Adaptec SAS RAID 4805SAS

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2020SA ZCR

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2025SA ZCR

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2026ZCR

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2410SA

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2420SA

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2610SA

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2620SA

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2810SA

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 2820SA

  • Adaptec SATA RAID 21610SA

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2020ZCR

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2025ZCR

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2120S

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2130S

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2130SLP

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2230SLP

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2200S

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2240S

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 3230S

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 3240S

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 5400S


  • Dell PERC 2/Si

  • Dell PERC 2/QC

  • Dell PERC 3/Si

  • Dell PERC 3/Di

  • Dell PERC 320/DC

  • HP ML110 G2 (Adaptec SATA RAID 2610SA)

  • HP NetRAID 4M

  • IBM ServeRAID 8i

  • IBM ServeRAID 8k

  • IBM ServeRAID 8s


















  • Legend S220

  • Legend S230





  • AOC-USAS-S4i

  • AOC-USAS-S8i





[i386,pc98,amd64] The adv(4) driver supports the following SCSI controllers:

  • AdvanSys ABP510/5150

  • AdvanSys ABP5140

  • AdvanSys ABP5142

  • AdvanSys ABP902/3902

  • AdvanSys ABP3905

  • AdvanSys ABP915

  • AdvanSys ABP920

  • AdvanSys ABP3922

  • AdvanSys ABP3925

  • AdvanSys ABP930, ABP930U, ABP930UA

  • AdvanSys ABP960, ABP960U

  • AdvanSys ABP542

  • AdvanSys ABP742

  • AdvanSys ABP842

  • AdvanSys ABP940

  • AdvanSys ABP940UA/3940UA

  • AdvanSys ABP940U

  • AdvanSys ABP3960UA

  • AdvanSys ABP970, ABP970U

  • AdvanSys ABP752

  • AdvanSys ABP852

  • AdvanSys ABP950

  • AdvanSys ABP980, ABP980U

  • AdvanSys ABP980UA/3980UA


  • RATOC REX-PCI30 (PC-98)


[i386,pc98,amd64] The adw(4) driver supports SCSI controllers including:

  • AdvanSys ABP940UW/ABP3940UW

  • AdvanSys ABP950UW

  • AdvanSys ABP970UW

  • AdvanSys ABP3940U2W

  • AdvanSys ABP3950U2W

[i386] The aha(4) driver supports the following SCSI host adapters:

  • Adaptec AHA-154xB

  • Adaptec AHA-154xC

  • Adaptec AHA-154xCF

  • Adaptec AHA-154xCP

  • Adaptec AHA-1640

  • Adaptec AHA-174x in 154x emulation mode

  • DTC 3290 SCSI controller in 1542 emulation mode

  • Tekram SCSI controllers in 154x emulation mode

[i386] The ahb(4) driver supports the following SCSI host adapters:

  • Adaptec AHA-1740

  • Adaptec AHA-1742

  • Adaptec AHA-1740A

  • Adaptec AHA-1742A

The ahc(4) driver supports the following SCSI host adapter chips and SCSI controller cards:

  • Adaptec AIC7770 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7850 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7860 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7870 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7880 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7890 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7891 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7892 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7895 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7896 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7897 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7899 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec 274X(W)

  • Adaptec 274X(T)

  • Adaptec 284X

  • Adaptec 2910

  • Adaptec 2915

  • Adaptec 2920C

  • Adaptec 2930C

  • Adaptec 2930U2

  • Adaptec 2940

  • Adaptec 2940J

  • Adaptec 2940N

  • Adaptec 2940U

  • Adaptec 2940AU

  • Adaptec 2940UW

  • Adaptec 2940UW Dual

  • Adaptec 2940UW Pro

  • Adaptec 2940U2W

  • Adaptec 2940U2B

  • Adaptec 2950U2W

  • Adaptec 2950U2B

  • Adaptec 19160B

  • Adaptec 29160B

  • Adaptec 29160N

  • Adaptec 3940

  • Adaptec 3940U

  • Adaptec 3940AU

  • Adaptec 3940UW

  • Adaptec 3940AUW

  • Adaptec 3940U2W

  • Adaptec 3950U2

  • Adaptec 3960

  • Adaptec 39160

  • Adaptec 3985

  • Adaptec 4944UW

  • NEC PC-9821Xt13 (PC-98)

  • NEC RvII26 (PC-98)

  • NEC PC-9821X-B02L/B09 (PC-98)

  • NEC SV-98/2-B03 (PC-98)

  • Many motherboards with on-board SCSI support

[i386,sparc64,ia64,amd64] The ahd(4) driver supports the following:

  • Adaptec AIC7901 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7901A host adapter chip

  • Adaptec AIC7902 host adapter chip

  • Adaptec 29320 host adapter

  • Adaptec 39320 host adapter

  • Many motherboards with on-board SCSI support

[i386,pc98,amd64] The adapters supported by the aic(4) driver include:

  • Adaptec AHA-1505 (ISA)

  • Adaptec AHA-1510A, AHA-1510B (ISA)

  • Adaptec AHA-1520A, AHA-1520B (ISA)

  • Adaptec AHA-1522A, AHA-1522B (ISA)

  • Adaptec AHA-1535 (ISA)

  • Creative Labs SoundBlaster SCSI host adapter (ISA)

  • Adaptec AHA-1460, AHA-1460B, AHA-1460C, AHA-1460D (PC Card)

  • Adaptec AHA-1030B, AHA-1030P (PC98)

  • NEC PC-9801-100 (PC98)

[i386,pc98,amd64] Controllers supported by the amd(4) driver include:

  • MELCO IFC-DP (PC-98)

  • Tekram DC390

  • Tekram DC390T

Controllers supported by the amr(4) driver include:

  • MegaRAID SATA 150-4

  • MegaRAID SATA 150-6

  • MegaRAID SATA 300-4X

  • MegaRAID SATA 300-8X

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-1E

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-2E

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-4E

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-0X

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-2X

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-4X

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-0

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-1

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-2

  • MegaRAID SCSI 320-4

  • MegaRAID Series 418

  • MegaRAID i4 133 RAID

  • MegaRAID Elite 1500 (Series 467)

  • MegaRAID Elite 1600 (Series 493)

  • MegaRAID Elite 1650 (Series 4xx)

  • MegaRAID Enterprise 1200 (Series 428)

  • MegaRAID Enterprise 1300 (Series 434)

  • MegaRAID Enterprise 1400 (Series 438)

  • MegaRAID Enterprise 1500 (Series 467)

  • MegaRAID Enterprise 1600 (Series 471)

  • MegaRAID Express 100 (Series 466WS)

  • MegaRAID Express 200 (Series 466)

  • MegaRAID Express 300 (Series 490)

  • MegaRAID Express 500 (Series 475)

  • Dell PERC

  • Dell PERC 2/SC

  • Dell PERC 2/DC

  • Dell PERC 3/DCL

  • Dell PERC 3/QC

  • Dell PERC 4/DC

  • Dell PERC 4/IM

  • Dell PERC 4/SC

  • Dell PERC 4/Di

  • Dell PERC 4e/DC

  • Dell PERC 4e/Di

  • Dell PERC 4e/Si

  • Dell PERC 4ei

  • HP NetRAID-1/Si

  • HP NetRAID-3/Si (D4943A)

  • HP Embedded NetRAID

  • Intel RAID Controller SRCS16

  • Intel RAID Controller SRCU42X

[i386,amd64] The arcmsr(4) driver supports the following cards:

  • ARC-1110

  • ARC-1120

  • ARC-1130

  • ARC-1160

  • ARC-1170

  • ARC-1180

  • ARC-1110ML

  • ARC-1120ML

  • ARC-1130ML

  • ARC-1160ML

  • ARC-1210

  • ARC-1220

  • ARC-1230

  • ARC-1260

  • ARC-1280

  • ARC-1210ML

  • ARC-1220ML

  • ARC-1231ML

  • ARC-1261ML

  • ARC-1280ML

[i386] The adapters currently supported by the asr(4) driver include the following:

  • Adaptec Zero-Channel SCSI RAID 2000S, 2005S, 2010S, 2015S

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 2100S, 2110S

  • Adaptec ATA-100 RAID 2400A

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 3200S, 3210S

  • Adaptec SCSI RAID 3400S, 3410S

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM1554

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM1564

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM2554

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM2564

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM2664

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM2754

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM2865

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM3754

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM3755U2B / SmartRAID V Millennium

  • Adaptec SmartRAID PM3757

  • DEC KZPCC-AC (LVD 1-ch, 4MB or 16MB cache), DEC KZPCC-CE (LVD 3-ch, 64MB cache), DEC KZPCC-XC (LVD 1-ch, 16MB cache), DEC KZPCC-XE (LVD 3-ch, 64MB cache) -- rebadged SmartRAID V Millennium

[i386,amd64] The bt(4) driver supports the following BusLogic MultiMaster “W”, “C”, “S”, and “A” series and compatible SCSI host adapters:

  • BusLogic BT-445C

  • BusLogic BT-445S

  • BusLogic BT-540CF

  • BusLogic BT-542B

  • BusLogic BT-542B

  • BusLogic BT-542D

  • BusLogic BT-545C

  • BusLogic BT-545S

  • BusLogic/BusTek BT-640

  • BusLogic BT-742A

  • BusLogic BT-742A

  • BusLogic BT-747C

  • BusLogic BT-747D

  • BusLogic BT-747S

  • BusLogic BT-757C

  • BusLogic BT-757CD

  • BusLogic BT-757D

  • BusLogic BT-757S

  • BusLogic BT-946C

  • BusLogic BT-948

  • BusLogic BT-956C

  • BusLogic BT-956CD

  • BusLogic BT-958

  • BusLogic BT-958D

  • Storage Dimensions SDC3211B / SDC3211F

[i386,amd64] AMI FastDisk Host Adapters that are true BusLogic MultiMaster clones are also supported by the bt(4) driver.

[i386,ia64,amd64] Controllers supported by the ciss(4) driver include:

  • Compaq Smart Array 5300

  • Compaq Smart Array 532

  • Compaq Smart Array 5i

  • HP Smart Array 5312

  • HP Smart Array 6i

  • HP Smart Array 641

  • HP Smart Array 642

  • HP Smart Array 6400

  • HP Smart Array 6400 EM

  • HP Smart Array E200

  • HP Smart Array E200i

  • HP Smart Array P212

  • HP Smart Array P400

  • HP Smart Array P400i

  • HP Smart Array P410

  • HP Smart Array P410i

  • HP Smart Array P411

  • HP Smart Array P600

  • HP Smart Array P800

  • HP Smart Array P812

  • HP Modular Smart Array 20 (MSA20)

  • HP Modular Smart Array 500 (MSA500)

[pc98] The ct(4) driver supports the following adapters:

  • ELECOM bus-master SCSI adapters

  • I-O DATA SC-98II

  • ICM IF-2660, IF-2766, IF-2766ET, IF-2767 and IF-2769

  • Logitec LHA-N151 and LHA-20x series

  • Midori-Denshi MDC-554NA and MDC-926R

  • NEC PC-9801-55, 92 and compatibles

  • SMIT transfer type SCSI host adapters

  • TEXA HA-55BS2 and its later models

[i386,ia64,amd64] The dpt(4) driver provides support for the following RAID adapters:

  • DPT Smart Cache Plus

  • Smart Cache II (PM2?2?, PM2022 [EISA], PM2024/PM2124 [PCI]) (Gen2)

  • Smart RAID II (PM3?2?, PM3021, PM3222)

  • Smart Cache III (PM2?3?)

  • Smart RAID III (PM3?3?, PM3332 [EISA], PM3334UW [PCI]) (Gen3)

  • Smart Cache IV (PM2?4?, PM2042 [EISA], PM2044/PM2144 [PCI]) (Gen4)

  • Smart RAID IV

Note: [amd64, i386] Booting from these controllers is supported. EISA adapters are not supported.

[sparc64] The esp(4) driver provides support for the Qlogic FAS216 and FAS408 SCSI controller chips found in a wide variety of systems and peripheral boards. This includes the Qlogic SCSI cards found in most Sun Ultra 1e and Ultra 2 machines. For Qlogic PCI SCSI host adapters, the isp(4) driver should be used in place of the esp(4) driver.

[i386,amd64] The hptiop(4) driver supports the following SAS and SATA RAID controllers:

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 4320

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3220

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3320

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3410

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3520

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3510

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3511

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3521

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3522

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3540

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3120

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3122

  • HighPoint RocketRAID 3020

[i386,amd64] The hptmv(4) driver supports the following ATA RAID controllers:

  • HighPoint's RocketRAID 182x series

[i386,amd64] The hptrr(4) driver supports the following RAID controllers:

  • RocketRAID 172x series

  • RocketRAID 174x series

  • RocketRAID 2210

  • RocketRAID 222x series

  • RocketRAID 2240

  • RocketRAID 230x series

  • RocketRAID 231x series

  • RocketRAID 232x series

  • RocketRAID 2340

  • RocketRAID 2522

[i386] The following controllers are supported by the ida(4) driver:

  • Compaq SMART Array 221

  • Compaq Integrated SMART Array Controller

  • Compaq SMART Array 4200

  • Compaq SMART Array 4250ES

  • Compaq SMART 3200 Controller

  • Compaq SMART 3100ES Controller

  • Compaq SMART-2/DH Controller

  • Compaq SMART-2/SL Controller

  • Compaq SMART-2/P Controller

  • Compaq SMART-2/E Controller

  • Compaq SMART Controller

[i386,ia64,amd64] Controllers supported by the iir(4) driver include:

  • Intel RAID Controller SRCMR

  • Intel Server RAID Controller U3-l (SRCU31a)

  • Intel Server RAID Controller U3-1L (SRCU31La)

  • Intel Server RAID Controller U3-2 (SRCU32)

  • All past and future releases of Intel and ICP RAID Controllers.

  • Intel RAID Controller SRCU21 (discontinued)

  • Intel RAID Controller SRCU31 (older revision, not compatible)

  • Intel RAID Controller SRCU31L (older revision, not compatible)

[i386,ia64,amd64] The SRCU31 and SRCU31L can be updated via a firmware update available from Intel.

[i386,amd64] Controllers supported by the ips(4) driver include:

  • IBM ServeRAID 3H

  • ServeRAID 4L/4M/4H

  • ServeRAID Series 5

  • ServeRAID 6i/6M

  • ServeRAID 7t/7k/7M

Cards supported by the isp(4) driver include:

  • ISP1000

  • ISP1020

  • ISP1040

  • Qlogic 1240

  • Qlogic 1020

  • Qlogic 1040

  • Qlogic 1080

  • Qlogic 1280

  • Qlogic 12160

  • Qlogic 210X

  • Qlogic 220X

  • Qlogic 2300

  • Qlogic 2312

  • Qlogic 234X

  • Qlogic 2322

  • Qlogic 200

  • Qlogic 2422

  • Qlogic 2432

[i386,ia64,amd64] The mfi(4) driver supports the following hardware:

  • LSI MegaRAID SAS 1078

  • LSI MegaRAID SAS 8408E

  • LSI MegaRAID SAS 8480E

  • LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260

  • Dell PERC5

  • Dell PERC6

  • IBM ServeRAID-MR10i

  • Intel RAID Controller SROMBSAS18E

[i386,ia64,amd64] Controllers supported by the mlx(4) driver include:

  • Mylex DAC960P

  • Mylex DAC960PD / DEC KZPSC (Fast Wide)

  • Mylex DAC960PDU

  • Mylex DAC960PL

  • Mylex DAC960PJ

  • Mylex DAC960PG

  • Mylex DAC960PU / DEC PZPAC (Ultra Wide)

  • Mylex AcceleRAID 150 (DAC960PRL)

  • Mylex AcceleRAID 250 (DAC960PTL1)

  • Mylex eXtremeRAID 1100 (DAC1164P)

  • RAIDarray 230 controllers, aka the Ultra-SCSI DEC KZPAC-AA (1-ch, 4MB cache), KZPAC-CA (3-ch, 4MB), KZPAC-CB (3-ch, 8MB cache)

[i386,ia64,amd64] All major firmware revisions (2.x, 3.x, 4.x and 5.x) are supported, however it is always advisable to upgrade to the most recent firmware available for the controller. Compatible Mylex controllers not listed should work, but have not been verified.

Note: [amd64, i386] Booting from these controllers is supported. EISA adapters are not supported.

[i386,ia64,amd64] Controllers supported by the mly(4) driver include:

  • Mylex AcceleRAID 160

  • Mylex AcceleRAID 170

  • Mylex AcceleRAID 352

  • Mylex eXtremeRAID 2000

  • Mylex eXtremeRAID 3000

[i386,ia64,amd64] Compatible Mylex controllers not listed should work, but have not been verified.

The following controllers are supported by the mpt(4) driver:

  • LSI Logic 53c1030, LSI Logic LSI2x320-X (Single and Dual Ultra320 SCSI)

  • LSI Logic AS1064, LSI Logic AS1068

  • LSI Logic FC909 (1Gb/s Fibre Channel)

  • LSI Logic FC909A (Dual 1Gb/s Fibre Channel)

  • LSI Logic FC919, LSI Logic 7102XP-LC (Single 2Gb/s Fibre Channel)

  • LSI Logic FC929, LSI Logic FC929X, LSI Logic 7202XP-LC (Dual 2Gb/s Fibre Channel)

  • LSI Logic FC949X (Dual 4Gb/s Fibre Channel)

  • LSI Logic FC949ES (Dual 4Gb/s Fibre Channel PCI-Express)

The Ultra 320 SCSI controller chips supported by the mpt(4) driver can be found onboard on many systems including:

  • Dell PowerEdge 1750 thru 2850

  • IBM eServer xSeries 335

These systems also contain Integrated Raid Mirroring and Integrated Raid Mirroring Enhanced which this driver also supports. The SAS controller chips are also present on many new AMD/Opteron based systems, like the Sun 4100. Note that this controller can drive both SAS and SATA drives or a mix of them at the same time. The Integrated Raid Mirroring available for these controllers is poorly supported at best. The Fibre Channel controller chipset are supported by a broad variety of speeds and systems. The Apple Fibre Channel HBA is in fact the FC949ES card. This driver also supports target mode for Fibre Channel cards. This support may be enabled by setting the desired role of the core via the LSI Logic firmware utility that establishes what roles the card can take on - no separate compilation is required.

[i386,pc98,sparc64,amd64] The ncr(4) driver provides support for the following NCR/Symbios SCSI controller chips:

  • 53C810

  • 53C810A

  • 53C815

  • 53C820

  • 53C825A

  • 53C860

  • 53C875

  • 53C875J

  • 53C885

  • 53C895

  • 53C895A

  • 53C896

  • 53C1510D

[i386,pc98,sparc64,amd64] The following add-on boards are known to be supported:

  • I-O DATA SC-98/PCI (PC-98)

  • I-O DATA SC-PCI (PC-98)

[i386,pc98] The following devices are currently supported by the ncv(4) driver:


  • KME KXLC002 (TAXAN ICD-400PN, etc.), KXLC004, and UJDCD450

  • Macnica Miracle SCSI-II mPS110

  • Media Intelligent MSC-110, MSC-200

  • NEC PC-9801N-J03R

  • New Media Corporation BASICS SCSI

  • Qlogic Fast SCSI

  • RATOC REX-9530, REX-5572 (SCSI only)

[i386,pc98] Controllers supported by the nsp(4) driver include:

  • Alpha-Data AD-PCS201


[i386] The pst(4) driver supports the Promise Supertrak SX6000 ATA hardware RAID controller.

[i386,pc98] Controllers supported by the stg(4) driver include:

  • Adaptec 2920/A

  • Future Domain SCSI2GO

  • Future Domain TMC-18XX/3260


  • ICM PSC-2401 SCSI


  • RATOC REX-5536, REX-5536AM, REX-5536M, REX-9836A

[i386,pc98] Note that the Adaptec 2920C is supported by the ahc(4) driver.

The sym(4) driver provides support for the following Symbios/LSI Logic PCI SCSI controllers:

  • 53C810

  • 53C810A

  • 53C815

  • 53C825

  • 53C825A

  • 53C860

  • 53C875

  • 53C876

  • 53C895

  • 53C895A

  • 53C896

  • 53C897

  • 53C1000

  • 53C1000R

  • 53C1010-33

  • 53C1010-66

  • 53C1510D

The SCSI controllers supported by sym(4) can be either embedded on a motherboard, or on one of the following add-on boards:

  • ASUS SC-200, SC-896

  • Data Technology DTC3130 (all variants)

  • DawiControl DC2976UW

  • Diamond FirePort (all)

  • I-O DATA SC-UPCI (PC-98)

  • Logitec LHA-521UA (PC-98)

  • NCR cards (all)

  • Symbios cards (all)

  • Tekram DC390W, 390U, 390F, 390U2B, 390U2W, 390U3D, and 390U3W

  • Tyan S1365

[i386,amd64] SCSI controllers supported by the trm(4) driver include:

  • Tekram DC-315 PCI Ultra SCSI adapter without BIOS and internal SCSI connector

  • Tekram DC-315U PCI Ultra SCSI adapter without BIOS

  • Tekram DC-395F PCI Ultra-Wide SCSI adapter with flash BIOS and 68-pin external SCSI connector

  • Tekram DC-395U PCI Ultra SCSI adapter with flash BIOS

  • Tekram DC-395UW PCI Ultra-Wide SCSI adapter with flash BIOS

  • Tekram DC-395U2W PCI Ultra2-Wide SCSI adapter with flash BIOS

[i386,amd64] For the Tekram DC-310/U and DC-390F/U/UW/U2B/U2W/U3W PCI SCSI host adapters, use the sym(4) driver.

[i386,amd64] The twa(4) driver supports the following SATA RAID controllers:

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500S-4LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500S-8

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500S-8MI

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500S-12

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500S-12MI

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-4LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-8LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-12

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-12MI

  • AMCC's 3ware 9500SX-16ML

  • AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-4LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-8LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-12

  • AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-12MI

  • AMCC's 3ware 9550SX-16ML

  • AMCC's 3ware 9650SE-2LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 9650SE-4LPML

  • AMCC's 3ware 9650SE-8LPML

  • AMCC's 3ware 9650SE-12ML

  • AMCC's 3ware 9650SE-16ML

  • AMCC's 3ware 9650SE-24M8

[i386,amd64] The twe(4) driver supports the following PATA/SATA RAID controllers:

  • AMCC's 3ware 5000 series

  • AMCC's 3ware 6000 series

  • AMCC's 3ware 7000-2

  • AMCC's 3ware 7006-2

  • AMCC's 3ware 7500-4LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 7500-8

  • AMCC's 3ware 7500-12

  • AMCC's 3ware 7506-4LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 7506-8

  • AMCC's 3ware 7506-12

  • AMCC's 3ware 8006-2LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 8500-4LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 8500-8

  • AMCC's 3ware 8500-12

  • AMCC's 3ware 8506-4LP

  • AMCC's 3ware 8506-8

  • AMCC's 3ware 8506-8MI

  • AMCC's 3ware 8506-12

  • AMCC's 3ware 8506-12MI

[i386] The vpo(4) driver supports the following parallel to SCSI interfaces:

  • Adaptec AIC-7110 Parallel to SCSI interface (built-in to Iomega ZIP drives)

  • Iomega Jaz Traveller interface

  • Iomega MatchMaker SCSI interface (built-in to Iomega ZIP+ drives)

[i386] The wds(4) driver supports the WD7000 SCSI controller.

With all supported SCSI controllers, full support is provided for SCSI-I, SCSI-II, and SCSI-III peripherals, including hard disks, optical disks, tape drives (including DAT, 8mm Exabyte, Mammoth, and DLT), medium changers, processor target devices and CD-ROM drives. WORM devices that support CD-ROM commands are supported for read-only access by the CD-ROM drivers (such as cd(4)). WORM/CD-R/CD-RW writing support is provided by cdrecord(1), which is a part of the sysutils/cdrtools port in the Ports Collection.

The following CD-ROM type systems are supported at this time:

  • SCSI interface (also includes ProAudio Spectrum and SoundBlaster SCSI) (cd(4))

  • [i386] Sony proprietary interface (all models) (scd(4))

  • ATAPI IDE interface (acd(4))

[i386] The following device is unmaintained:

  • Mitsumi proprietary CD-ROM interface (all models) (mcd(4))

3.2 Ethernet Interfaces

The ale(4) device driver provides support for the following Ethernet controllers:

  • Atheros AR8113 PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

  • Atheros AR8114 PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

  • Atheros AR8121 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64,powerpc] Adapters supported by the aue(4) driver include:

  • Abocom UFE1000, DSB650TX_NA

  • Accton USB320-EC, SpeedStream

  • ADMtek AN986, AN8511

  • Billionton USB100, USB100LP, USB100EL, USBE100

  • Corega Ether FEther USB-T, FEther USB-TX, FEther USB-TXS

  • D-Link DSB-650, DSB-650TX, DSB-650TX-PNA

  • Elecom LD-USBL/TX

  • Elsa Microlink USB2Ethernet

  • HP hn210e

  • I-O Data USB ETTX

  • Kingston KNU101TX

  • LinkSys USB10T adapters that contain the AN986 Pegasus chipset, USB10TA, USB10TX, USB100TX, USB100H1


  • Netgear FA101

  • Planex UE-200TX

  • Sandberg USB to Network Link (model number 133-06)

  • Siemens Speedstream

  • SmartBridges smartNIC

  • SMC 2202USB

  • SOHOware NUB100

[i386,pc98,amd64,powerpc] The axe(4) driver supports ASIX Electronics AX88172/AX88178/AX88772 based USB Ethernet adapters including: AX88172:

  • AboCom UF200

  • Acer Communications EP1427X2

  • ATen UC210T

  • Billionton SnapPort

  • Billionton USB2AR

  • Buffalo (Melco Inc.) LUA-U2-KTX

  • Corega USB2_TX

  • D-Link DUBE100

  • Goodway GWUSB2E


  • LinkSys USB200M

  • Netgear FA120

  • Sitecom LN-029

  • System TALKS Inc. SGC-X2UL

[i386,pc98,amd64,powerpc] AX88178:

  • Belkin F5D5055

  • Planex Communications GU1000T

  • Sitecom Europe LN-028

[i386,pc98,amd64,powerpc] AX88772:

  • Cisco-Linksys USB200Mv2

  • D-Link DUBE100B1

[i386,amd64] The bce(4) driver provides support for various NICs based on the Broadcom NetXtreme II family of Gigabit Ethernet controllers, including the following:

  • Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5706 1000Base-SX

  • Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5706 1000Base-T

  • Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5708 1000Base-SX

  • Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5708 1000Base-T

  • Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-SX

  • Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5709 1000Base-T

  • Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5716 1000Base-T

  • Dell PowerEdge 1950 integrated BCM5708 NIC

  • Dell PowerEdge 2950 integrated BCM5708 NIC

  • Dell PowerEdge R710 integrated BCM5709 NIC

  • HP NC370F Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter

  • HP NC370T Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter

  • HP NC370i Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter

  • HP NC371i Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter

  • HP NC373F PCIe Multifunc Giga Server Adapter

  • HP NC373T PCIe Multifunction Gig Server Adapter

  • HP NC373i Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter

  • HP NC373m Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter

  • HP NC374m PCIe Multifunction Adapter

  • HP NC380T PCIe DP Multifunc Gig Server Adapter

  • HP NC382T PCIe DP Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter

  • HP NC382i DP Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter

  • HP NC382m DP 1GbE Multifunction BL-c Adapter

[amd64, i386] Broadcom BCM4401 based Fast Ethernet adapters (bfe(4) driver)

[i386,pc98,sparc64,ia64,amd64] The bge(4) driver provides support for various NICs based on the Broadcom BCM570x family of Gigabit Ethernet controller chips, including the following:

  • 3Com 3c996-SX (1000baseSX)

  • 3Com 3c996-T (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • Dell PowerEdge 1750 integrated BCM5704C NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • Dell PowerEdge 2550 integrated BCM5700 NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • Dell PowerEdge 2650 integrated BCM5703 NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • IBM x235 server integrated BCM5703x NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • HP Compaq dc7600 integrated BCM5752 NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • HP ProLiant NC7760 embedded Gigabit NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • HP ProLiant NC7770 PCI-X Gigabit NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • HP ProLiant NC7771 PCI-X Gigabit NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • HP ProLiant NC7781 embedded PCI-X Gigabit NIC (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • Netgear GA302T (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • SysKonnect SK-9D21 (10/100/1000baseTX)

  • SysKonnect SK-9D41 (1000baseSX)

The chips supported by the cas(4) driver are:

  • National Semiconductor DP83065 Saturn Gigabit Ethernet

  • Sun Cassini Gigabit Ethernet

  • Sun Cassini+ Gigabit Ethernet

The following add-on cards are known to work with the cas(4) driver at this time:

  • Sun GigaSwift Ethernet 1.0 UTP (Cassini) (part no. 501-5902)

  • Sun GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (GCS) (part no. 501-6719)

  • Sun Quad GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (QGE) (part no. 501-6522)

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64,powerpc] The following devices are supported by the cdce(4) driver:

  • Prolific PL-2501 Host-to-Host Bridge Controller

  • Sharp Zaurus PDA

  • Terayon TJ-715 DOCSIS Cable Modem

[amd64, i386] Crystal Semiconductor CS89x0-based NICs (cs(4) driver)

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64,powerpc] The cue(4) driver supports CATC USB-EL1210A based USB Ethernet adapters including:

  • Belkin F5U011/F5U111

  • CATC Netmate

  • CATC Netmate II

  • SmartBridges SmartLink

[i386,amd64] The cxgb(4) driver supports 10 Gigabit and 1 Gigabit Ethernet adapters based on the T3 and T3B chipset:

  • Chelsio 10GBase-CX4

  • Chelsio 10GBase-LR

  • Chelsio 10GBase-SR

The dc(4) driver provides support for the following chipsets:

  • DEC/Intel 21143

  • ADMtek AL981 Comet, AN985 Centaur, ADM9511 Centaur II and ADM9513 Centaur II

  • ASIX Electronics AX88140A and AX88141

  • Conexant LANfinity RS7112 (miniPCI)

  • Davicom DM9009, DM9100, DM9102 and DM9102A

  • Lite-On 82c168 and 82c169 PNIC

  • Lite-On/Macronix 82c115 PNIC II

  • Macronix 98713, 98713A, 98715, 98715A, 98715AEC-C, 98725, 98727 and 98732

  • Xircom X3201 (cardbus only)

The following NICs are known to work with the dc(4) driver at this time:

  • 3Com OfficeConnect 10/100B (ADMtek AN985 Centaur-P)

  • Abocom FE2500

  • Accton EN1217 (98715A)

  • Accton EN2242 MiniPCI

  • Adico AE310TX (98715A)

  • Alfa Inc GFC2204 (ASIX AX88140A)

  • Built in 10Mbps only Ethernet on Compaq Presario 7900 series desktops (21143, non-MII)

  • Built in Sun DMFE 10/100 Mbps Ethernet on Sun Netra X1 and Sun Fire V100 (DM9102A, MII)

  • Built in Ethernet on LinkSys EtherFast 10/100 Instant GigaDrive (DM9102, MII)

  • CNet Pro110B (ASIX AX88140A)

  • CNet Pro120A (98715A or 98713A) and CNet Pro120B (98715)

  • Compex RL100-TX (98713 or 98713A)

  • D-Link DFE-570TX (21143, MII, quad port)

  • Digital DE500-BA 10/100 (21143, non-MII)

  • ELECOM Laneed LD-CBL/TXA (ADMtek AN985)

  • Hawking CB102 CardBus

  • IBM EtherJet Cardbus Adapter

  • Intel PRO/100 Mobile Cardbus (versions that use the X3201 chipset)

  • Jaton XpressNet (Davicom DM9102)

  • Kingston KNE100TX (21143, MII)

  • Kingston KNE110TX (PNIC 82c169)

  • LinkSys LNE100TX (PNIC 82c168, 82c169)

  • LinkSys LNE100TX v2.0 (PNIC II 82c115)

  • LinkSys LNE100TX v4.0/4.1 (ADMtek AN985 Centaur-P)

  • Matrox FastNIC 10/100 (PNIC 82c168, 82c169)

  • Melco LGY-PCI-TXL

  • Microsoft MN-120 10/100 CardBus (ADMTek Centaur-C)

  • Microsoft MN-130 10/100 PCI (ADMTek Centaur-P)

  • NDC SOHOware SFA110A (98713A)

  • NDC SOHOware SFA110A Rev B4 (98715AEC-C)

  • NetGear FA310-TX Rev. D1, D2 or D3 (PNIC 82c169)

  • Netgear FA511

  • PlaneX FNW-3602-T (ADMtek AN985)

  • SMC EZ Card 10/100 1233A-TX (ADMtek AN985)

  • SVEC PN102-TX (98713)

  • Xircom Cardbus Realport

  • Xircom Cardbus Ethernet 10/100

  • Xircom Cardbus Ethernet II 10/100

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64] Adapters supported by the de(4) driver include:

  • Adaptec ANA-6944/TX

  • Cogent EM100FX and EM440TX

  • Corega FastEther PCI-TX

  • D-Link DFE-500TX

  • DEC DE435, DEC DE450, and DEC DE500



  • SMC Etherpower 8432, 9332 and 9334

  • ZNYX ZX3xx

[i386,pc98] The ed(4) driver supports the following Ethernet NICs:

  • 3Com 3c503 Etherlink II

  • AR-P500 Ethernet

  • Accton EN1644 (old model), EN1646 (old model), EN2203 (old model) (110pin) (flags 0xd00000)

  • Accton EN2212/EN2216/UE2216

  • Allied Telesis CentreCOM LA100-PCM_V2

  • Allied Telesis LA-98 (flags 0x000000) (PC-98)

  • Allied Telesis SIC-98, SIC-98NOTE (110pin), SIU-98 (flags 0x600000) (PC-98)

  • Allied Telesis SIU-98-D (flags 0x610000) (PC-98)

  • AmbiCom 10BaseT card

  • Bay Networks NETGEAR FA410TXC Fast Ethernet

  • Belkin F5D5020 PC Card Fast Ethernet

  • Billionton LM5LT-10B Ethernet/Modem PC Card

  • Bromax iPort 10/100 Ethernet PC Card

  • Bromax iPort 10 Ethernet PC Card

  • Buffalo LPC2-CLT, LPC3-CLT, LPC3-CLX, LPC4-TX PC Card

  • CNet BC40 adapter

  • Compex Net-A adapter

  • Contec C-NET(98), RT-1007(98), C-NET(9N) (110pin) (flags 0xa00000) (PC-98)

  • Contec C-NET(98)E-A, C-NET(98)L-A, C-NET(98)P (flags 0x300000) (PC-98)

  • Corega Ether98-T (flags 0x000000) (PC-98)

  • Corega Ether PCC-T/EtherII PCC-T/FEther PCC-TXF/PCC-TXD

  • Corega LAPCCTXD (TC5299J)

  • CyQ've ELA-010

  • DEC EtherWorks DE305

  • Danpex EN-6200P2

  • D-Link DE-298, DE-298P (flags 0x500000) (PC-98)

  • D-Link DE-650/660

  • D-Link IC-CARD/IC-CARD+ Ethernet

  • ELECOM LD-98P (flags 0x500000) (PC-98)

  • ELECOM LD-BDN, LD-NW801G (flags 0x200000) (PC-98)

  • ELECOM Laneed LD-CDL/TX, LD-CDF, LD-CDS, LD-10/100CD, LD-CDWA (DP83902A)

  • Hawking PN652TX PC Card (AX88790)

  • HP PC Lan+ 27247B and 27252A

  • IBM Creditcard Ethernet I/II

  • ICM AD-ET2-T, DT-ET-25, DT-ET-T5, IF-2766ET, IF-2771ET, NB-ET-T (110pin) (flags 0x500000) (PC-98)

  • I-O DATA LA/T-98, LA/T-98SB, LA2/T-98, ET/T-98 (flags 0x900000) (PC-98)



  • Kansai KLA-98C/T (flags 0x900000) (PC-98)

  • Kingston KNE-PC2, CIO10T, KNE-PCM/x Ethernet

  • Linksys EC2T/PCMPC100/PCM100, PCMLM56

  • Linksys EtherFast 10/100 PC Card, Combo PCMCIA Ethernet Card (PCMPC100 V2)

  • Logitec LAN-98T (flags 0xb00000) (PC-98)

  • MACNICA Ethernet ME1 for JEIDA

  • MACNICA ME98 (flags 0x900000) (PC-98)

  • MACNICA NE2098 (flags 0x400000) (PC-98)

  • MELCO EGY-98 (flags 0x300000) (PC-98)

  • MELCO LGH-98, LGY-98, LGY-98-N (110pin), IND-SP, IND-SS (flags 0x400000) (PC-98)



  • NDC Ethernet Instant-Link

  • NEC PC-9801-77, PC-9801-78 (flags 0x910000) (PC-98)

  • NEC PC-9801-107, PC-9801-108 (flags 0x800000) (PC-98)

  • National Semiconductor InfoMover NE4100

  • NetGear FA-410TX

  • NetVin 5000

  • Network Everywhere Ethernet 10BaseT PC Card

  • Networld 98X3 (flags 0xd00000) (PC-98)

  • Networld EC-98X, EP-98X (flags 0xd10000) (PC-98)

  • New Media LANSurfer 10+56 Ethernet/Modem

  • New Media LANSurfer

  • Novell NE1000/NE2000/NE2100

  • PLANEX ENW-8300-T

  • PLANEX EN-2298-C (flags 0x200000) (PC-98)

  • PLANEX EN-2298P-T, EN-2298-T (flags 0x500000) (PC-98)

  • PLANEX FNW-3600-T

  • Psion 10/100 LANGLOBAL Combine iT

  • RealTek 8029

  • Relia Combo-L/M-56k PC Card

  • SMC Elite 16 WD8013

  • SMC Elite Ultra

  • SMC EtherEZ98 (flags 0x000000) (PC-98)

  • SMC WD8003E/WD8003EBT/WD8003S/WD8003SBT/WD8003W/WD8013EBT/WD8013W and clones

  • SMC EZCard PC Card, 8040-TX, 8041-TX, 8041-TX V.2

  • Socket LP-E, ES-1000 Ethernet/Serial, LP-E CF, LP-FE CF

  • Surecom EtherPerfect EP-427

  • Surecom NE-34

  • TDK 3000/3400/5670 Fast Etherenet/Modem

  • TDK LAK-CD031, Grey Cell GCS2000 Ethernet Card

  • TDK DFL5610WS Ethernet/Modem PC Card

  • Telecom Device SuperSocket RE450T

  • VIA VT86C926

  • Winbond W89C940

[i386,pc98] C-Bus, ISA, PCI and PC Card devices are supported.

The em(4) driver supports Gigabit Ethernet adapters based on the Intel 82540, 82541ER, 82541PI, 82542, 82543, 82544, 82545, 82546, 82546EB, 82546GB, 82547, 82571, 82572, 82573, and 82574 controller chips:

  • Intel PRO/1000 CT Network Connection (82547)

  • Intel PRO/1000 F Server Adapter (82543)

  • Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit Server Adapter (82542)

  • Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter (82541PI)

  • Intel PRO/1000 MF Dual Port Server Adapter (82546)

  • Intel PRO/1000 MF Server Adapter (82545)

  • Intel PRO/1000 MF Server Adapter (LX) (82545)

  • Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop Adapter (82540)

  • Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop Adapter (82541)

  • Intel PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter (82546)

  • Intel PRO/1000 MT Quad Port Server Adapter (82546EB)

  • Intel PRO/1000 MT Server Adapter (82545)

  • Intel PRO/1000 PF Dual Port Server Adapter (82571)

  • Intel PRO/1000 PF Quad Port Server Adapter (82571)

  • Intel PRO/1000 PF Server Adapter (82572)

  • Intel PRO/1000 PT Desktop Adapter (82572)

  • Intel PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter (82571)

  • Intel PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Adapter (82571)

  • Intel PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter (82572)

  • Intel PRO/1000 T Desktop Adapter (82544)

  • Intel PRO/1000 T Server Adapter (82543)

  • Intel PRO/1000 XF Server Adapter (82544)

  • Intel PRO/1000 XT Server Adapter (82544)

[i386,pc98,amd64] The ep(4) driver supports Ethernet adapters based on the 3Com 3C5x9 Etherlink III Parallel Tasking chipset, including:

  • 3Com 3C1 CF

  • 3Com 3C509-TP, 3C509-BNC, 3C509-Combo, 3C509-TPO, 3C509-TPC ISA

  • 3Com 3C509B-TP, 3C509B-BNC, 3C509B-Combo, 3C509B-TPO, 3C509B-TPC ISA

  • 3Com 3C529, 3C529-TP MCA

  • 3Com 3C562/3C563 PCMCIA

  • 3Com 3C569B-J-TPO, 3C569B-J-COMBO CBUS

  • 3Com 3C574, 3C574TX, 3C574-TX, 3CCFE574BT, 3CXFE574BT, 3C3FE574BT PCMCIA

  • 3Com 3C579-TP, 3C579-BNC EISA

  • 3Com 3C589, 3C589B, 3C589C, 3C589D, 3CXE589DT PCMCIA


  • 3Com 3CXE589EC, 3CCE589EC, 3CXE589ET, 3CCE589ET PCMCIA

  • 3Com Megahertz 3CCEM556, 3CXEM556, 3CCEM556B, 3CXEM556B, 3C3FEM556C PCMCIA

  • 3Com OfficeConnect 3CXSH572BT, 3CCSH572BT PCMCIA

  • Farallon EtherWave and EtherMac PC Card (P/n 595/895 with BLUE arrow)

[i386,amd64] The ex(4) driver supports the following Ethernet adapters:

  • Intel EtherExpress Pro/10 ISA

  • Intel EtherExpress Pro/10+ ISA

  • Olicom OC2220 Ethernet PC Card

  • Olicom OC2232 Ethernet/Modem PC Card

  • Silicom Ethernet LAN PC Card

  • Silicom EtherSerial LAN PC Card

[i386,pc98,amd64] Controllers and cards supported by the fe(4) driver include:

  • Allied Telesis RE1000, RE1000Plus, ME1500 (110-pin)

  • CONTEC C-NET(98)P2, C-NET (9N)E (110-pin), C-NET(9N)C (ExtCard)


  • Eagle Tech NE200T

  • Eiger Labs EPX-10BT

  • Fujitsu FMV-J182, FMV-J182A

  • Fujitsu MB86960A, MB86965A

  • Fujitsu MBH10303, MBH10302 Ethernet PCMCIA

  • Fujitsu Towa LA501 Ethernet

  • HITACHI HT-4840-11

  • NextCom J Link NC5310

  • RATOC REX-5588, REX-9822, REX-4886, and REX-R280

  • RATOC REX-9880/9881/9882/9883

  • TDK LAC-98012, LAC-98013, LAC-98025, LAC-9N011 (110-pin)

  • TDK LAK-CD021, LAK-CD021A, LAK-CD021BX

  • Ungermann-Bass Access/PC N98C+(PC85152, PC85142), Access/NOTE N98(PC86132) (110-pin)

Adapters supported by the fxp(4) driver include:

  • Intel EtherExpress PRO/10

  • Intel InBusiness 10/100

  • Intel PRO/100B / EtherExpressPRO/100 B PCI Adapter

  • Intel PRO/100+ Management Adapter

  • Intel PRO/100 VE Desktop Adapter

  • Intel PRO/100 VM Network Connection

  • Intel PRO/100 M Desktop Adapter

  • Intel PRO/100 S Desktop, Server and Dual-Port Server Adapters

  • Contec C-NET(PI)-100TX (PC-98)

  • NEC PC-9821Ra20, Rv20, Xv13, Xv20 internal 100Base-TX (PC-98)

  • NEC PC-9821X-B06 (PC-98)

  • Many on-board network interfaces on Intel motherboards

Chips supported by the gem(4) driver include:

  • Apple GMAC

  • Sun ERI 10/100 Mbps Ethernet

  • Sun GEM Gigabit Ethernet

The following add-on cards are known to work with the gem(4) driver at this time:

  • Sun Gigabit Ethernet PCI 2.0/3.0 (GBE/P) (part no. 501-4373)

  • Sun Gigabit Ethernet SBus 2.0/3.0 (GBE/S) (part no. 501-4375)

The hme(4) driver supports the on-board Ethernet interfaces of many Sun UltraSPARC workstation and server models. Cards supported by the hme(4) driver include:

  • Sun PCI SunSwift Adapter

  • Sun SBus SunSwift Adapter “( hme” and “SUNW,hme”)

  • Sun PCI Sun100BaseT Adapter 2.0

  • Sun SBus Sun100BaseT 2.0

  • Sun PCI Quad FastEthernet Controller

  • Sun SBus Quad FastEthernet Controller

[i386] The ie(4) driver provides supports the following 8 and 16bit ISA Ethernet cards that are based on the Intel i82586 chip:

  • 3COM 3C507

  • AT&T EN100

  • AT&T Starlan 10

  • AT&T Starlan Fiber

  • Intel EtherExpress 16

  • RACAL Interlan NI5210

The igb(4) driver supports Gigabit Ethernet adapters based on the Intel 82575 and 82576 controller chips:

  • Intel Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter (82576)

  • Intel Gigabit VT Quad Port Server Adapter (82575)

[i386,amd64] The ixgb(4) driver supports the following cards:

  • Intel PRO/10GbE LR Server Adapter

  • Intel PRO/10GbE SR Server Adapter

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64,powerpc] The kue(4) driver supports Kawasaki LSI KL5KLUSB101B based USB Ethernet adapters including:

  • 3Com 3c19250

  • 3Com 3c460 HomeConnect Ethernet USB Adapter

  • ADS Technologies USB-10BT

  • AOX USB101

  • ATen UC10T

  • Abocom URE 450

  • Corega USB-T

  • D-Link DSB-650C

  • Entrega NET-USB-E45, NET-HUB-3U1E

  • I/O Data USB ETT

  • Kawasaki DU-H3E

  • LinkSys USB10T

  • Netgear EA101

  • Peracom USB Ethernet Adapter

  • Psion Gold Port USB Ethernet adapter

  • SMC 2102USB, 2104USB

[i386,pc98,amd64] Adapters supported by the lge(4) driver include:

  • SMC TigerCard 1000 (SMC9462SX)

  • D-Link DGE-500SX

[i386,amd64] The msk(4) driver provides support for various NICs based on the Marvell/SysKonnect Yukon II based Gigabit Ethernet controller chips, including:

  • D-Link 550SX Gigabit Ethernet

  • D-Link 560SX Gigabit Ethernet

  • D-Link 560T Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8021CU Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8021 SX/LX Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8022CU Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8022 SX/LX Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8061CU Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8061 SX/LX Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8062CU Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8062 SX/LX Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8035 Fast Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8036 Fast Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8038 Fast Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8039 Fast Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8040 Fast Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8040T Fast Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8042 Fast Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8048 Fast Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8050 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8052 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8053 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8055 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8056 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8057 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8058 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8070 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8071 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Marvell Yukon 88E8072 Gigabit Ethernet

  • SysKonnect SK-9Sxx Gigabit Ethernet

  • SysKonnect SK-9Exx Gigabit Ethernet

[i386,amd64] The mxge(4) driver supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters based on the Myricom LANai Z8E chips:

  • Myricom 10GBase-CX4 (10G-PCIE-8A-C, 10G-PCIE-8AL-C)

  • Myricom 10GBase-R (10G-PCIE-8A-R, 10G-PCIE-8AL-R)

  • Myricom 10G XAUI over ribbon fiber (10G-PCIE-8A-Q, 10G-PCIE-8AL-Q)

[i386,pc98] The my(4) driver provides support for various NICs based on the Myson chipset. Supported models include:

  • Myson MTD800 PCI Fast Ethernet chip

  • Myson MTD803 PCI Fast Ethernet chip

  • Myson MTD89X PCI Gigabit Ethernet chip

[i386,amd64] The nfe(4) driver supports the following NVIDIA MCP onboard adapters:

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP04 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce 430 MCP12 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce 430 MCP13 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP51 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP55 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP61 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP65 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP67 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP73 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP77 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce MCP79 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce2 MCP2 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce2 400 MCP4 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce2 400 MCP5 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce3 MCP3 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce3 250 MCP6 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce3 MCP7 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce4 CK804 MCP8 Networking Adapter

  • NVIDIA nForce4 CK804 MCP9 Networking Adapter

[i386,pc98,amd64] The nge(4) driver supports National Semiconductor DP83820 and DP83821 based Gigabit Ethernet adapters including:

  • Addtron AEG320T

  • Ark PC SOHO-GA2500T (32-bit PCI) and SOHO-GA2000T (64-bit PCI)

  • Asante FriendlyNet GigaNIX 1000TA and 1000TPC

  • D-Link DGE-500T

  • Linksys EG1032, revision 1

  • Netgear GA621

  • Netgear GA622T

  • SMC EZ Card 1000 (SMC9462TX)

  • Surecom Technology EP-320G-TX

  • Trendware TEG-PCITX (32-bit PCI) and TEG-PCITX2 (64-bit PCI)

[i386,amd64] The nve(4) driver supports the NVIDIA MCP onboard adapters of mainboards with the following chipsets:

  • nForce

  • nForce2

  • nForce3

  • nForce4

[i386,amd64] The nxge(4) driver supports Neterion Xframe 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters listed in

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64] The pcn(4) driver supports adapters and embedded controllers based on the AMD PCnet/FAST, PCnet/FAST+, PCnet/FAST III, PCnet/PRO and PCnet/Home Fast Ethernet chips:

  • AMD Am79C971 PCnet-FAST

  • AMD Am79C972 PCnet-FAST+

  • AMD Am79C973/Am79C975 PCnet-FAST III

  • AMD Am79C976 PCnet-PRO

  • AMD Am79C978 PCnet-Home

  • Allied-Telesis LA-PCI

The re(4) driver supports RealTek RTL8139C+, RTL8169, RTL816xS, RTL811xS, and RTL8101E based Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet adapters including:

  • Alloy Computer Products EtherGOLD 1439E 10/100 (8139C+)

  • Compaq Evo N1015v Integrated Ethernet (8139C+)

  • Corega CG-LAPCIGT Gigabit Ethernet (8169S)

  • D-Link DGE-528(T) Gigabit Ethernet (8169S)

  • Gigabyte 7N400 Pro2 Integrated Gigabit Ethernet (8110S)

  • LevelOne GNC-0105T (8169S)

  • LinkSys EG1032 (32-bit PCI)


  • USRobotics USR997902 Gigabit Ethernet (8169S)

  • Xterasys XN-152 10/100/1000 NIC (8169)

Adapters supported by the rl(4) driver include:

  • Accton “Cheetah” EN1207D (MPX 5030/5038; RealTek 8139 clone)

  • Allied Telesyn AT2550

  • Allied Telesyn AT2500TX

  • Belkin F5D5000

  • BUFFALO (Melco INC.) LPC-CB-CLX (CardBus)

  • Compaq HNE-300

  • CompUSA no-name 10/100 PCI Ethernet NIC

  • Corega FEther CB-TXD

  • Corega FEtherII CB-TXD

  • D-Link DFE-528TX

  • D-Link DFE-530TX+

  • D-Link DFE-538TX

  • D-Link DFE-690TXD

  • Edimax EP-4103DL CardBus

  • Encore ENL832-TX 10/100 M PCI

  • Farallon NetLINE 10/100 PCI

  • Genius GF100TXR

  • GigaFast Ethernet EE100-AXP

  • KTX-9130TX 10/100 Fast Ethernet

  • LevelOne FPC-0106TX

  • Longshine LCS-8038TX-R

  • NDC Communications NE100TX-E

  • Netronix Inc. EA-1210 NetEther 10/100

  • Nortel Networks 10/100BaseTX

  • OvisLink LEF-8129TX

  • OvisLink LEF-8139TX

  • Peppercon AG ROL-F

  • Planex FNW-3603-TX

  • Planex FNW-3800-TX

  • SMC EZ Card 10/100 PCI 1211-TX


[i386,pc98,amd64] The rue(4) driver supports RealTek RTL8150 based USB Ethernet adapters including:

  • Buffalo (Melco Inc.) LUA-KTX

  • Green House GH-USB100B

  • LinkSys USB100M

  • Billionton 10/100 FastEthernet USBKR2

Adapters supported by the sf(4) driver include:

  • ANA-62011 64-bit single port 10/100baseTX adapter

  • ANA-62022 64-bit dual port 10/100baseTX adapter

  • ANA-62044 64-bit quad port 10/100baseTX adapter

  • ANA-69011 32-bit single port 10/100baseTX adapter

  • ANA-62020 64-bit single port 100baseFX adapter

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64] The sis(4) driver supports Silicon Integrated Systems SiS 900 and SiS 7016 based Fast Ethernet adapters and embedded controllers, as well as Fast Ethernet adapters based on the National Semiconductor DP83815 (MacPhyter) and DP83816 chips. Supported adapters include:



  • Netgear FA311-TX (DP83815)

  • Netgear FA312-TX (DP83815)

  • SiS 630, 635, and 735 motherboard chipsets

  • Soekris Engineering net45xx, net48xx, lan1621, and lan1641

[i386,sparc64,pc98,amd64] Adapters supported by the sk(4) driver include:

  • 3Com 3C940 single port, 1000baseT adapter

  • 3Com 3C2000-T single port, 1000baseT adapter

  • Belkin F5D5005 single port, 1000baseT adapter

  • D-Link DGE-530T single port, 1000baseT adapter

  • Linksys (revision 2) single port, 1000baseT adapter

  • SK-9521 SK-NET GE-T single port, 1000baseT adapter

  • SK-9821 SK-NET GE-T single port, 1000baseT adapter

  • SK-9822 SK-NET GE-T dual port, 1000baseT adapter

  • SK-9841 SK-NET GE-LX single port, single mode fiber adapter

  • SK-9842 SK-NET GE-LX dual port, single mode fiber adapter

  • SK-9843 SK-NET GE-SX single port, multimode fiber adapter

  • SK-9844 SK-NET GE-SX dual port, multimode fiber adapter

  • SMC 9452TX single port, 1000baseT adapter

[i386,amd64] The sn(4) driver supports SMC91Cxx based ISA and PCMCIA cards including:

  • 3Com Megahertz X-Jack Ethernet PC Card XJ10BT, XJ10BC

  • 3Com Megahertz XJEM and CCEM series: CCEM3288C, CCEM3288T, CCEM3336, CEM3336C, CCEM3336T, XJEM1144C, XJEM1144T, XJEM3288C, XJEM3288T, XJEM3336

  • Farallon EtherMac PC Card 595a

  • Motorola Mariner Ethernet/Modem PC Card

  • Ositech Seven of Diamonds Ethernet PC Card

  • Ositech Jack of Hearts Ethernet/Modem PC Card

  • Psion Gold Card Netglobal Ethernet PC Card

  • Psion Gold Card Netglobal 10/100 Fast Ethernet PC Card

  • Psion Gold Card Netglobal 56k+10Mb Ethernet PC Card

  • SMC EZEther PC Card (8020BT)

  • SMC EZEther PC Card (8020T)

[i386,amd64] The sn(4) driver supports the SMC 91C90, SMC 91C92, SMC 91C94, SMC 91C95, SMC 91C96, SMC91C100 and SMC 91C100FD chips from SMC. The Farallon EtherWave and EtherMac card came in two varieties. The ep(4) driver supports the 595 and 895 cards. These cards have the blue arrow on the front along with a 3Com logo. The Farallon 595a cards, which have a red arrow on the front, are also called EtherWave and EtherMac. They are supported by the sn(4) driver.

[pc98] The snc(4) driver supports the following cards:

  • National Semiconductor DP83934AVQB

  • NEC PC-9801-83

  • NEC PC-9801-84

  • NEC PC-9801-103

  • NEC PC-9801-104

  • NEC PC-9801N-15

  • NEC PC-9801N-25

  • NEC PC-9801N-J02 PCMCIA

  • NEC PC-9801N-J02R PCMCIA

[pc98] The snc(4) driver also includes support for the National Semiconductor NS46C46 as 64 * 16 bits Microwave Serial EEPROM.

[i386,pc98,amd64] The ste(4) driver supports Sundance Technologies ST201 based Fast Ethernet adapters and embedded controllers including:

  • D-Link DFE-530TXS

  • D-Link DFE-550TX

  • D-Link DFE-580TX

[i386,amd64,sparc64] The stge(4) driver provides support for various NICs based on the Sundance/Tamarack TC9021 based Gigabit Ethernet controller chips, including:

  • Antares Microsystems Gigabit Ethernet

  • ASUS NX1101 Gigabit Ethernet

  • D-Link DL-4000 Gigabit Ethernet

  • IC Plus IP1000A Gigabit Ethernet

  • Sundance ST-2021 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Sundance ST-2023 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Sundance TC9021 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Tamarack TC9021 Gigabit Ethernet

[i386,pc98,amd64,sparc64] The ti(4) driver supports Gigabit Ethernet adapters based on the Alteon Tigon I and II chips. The ti(4) driver has been tested with the following adapters:

  • 3Com 3c985-SX Gigabit Ethernet adapter (Tigon 1)

  • 3Com 3c985B-SX Gigabit Ethernet adapter (Tigon 2)

  • Alteon AceNIC V Gigabit Ethernet adapter (1000baseSX)

  • Alteon AceNIC V Gigabit Ethernet adapter (1000baseT)

  • Digital EtherWORKS 1000SX PCI Gigabit adapter

  • Netgear GA620 Gigabit Ethernet adapter (1000baseSX)

  • Netgear GA620T Gigabit Ethernet adapter (1000baseT)

[i386,pc98,amd64,sparc64] The following adapters should also be supported but have not yet been tested:

  • Asante GigaNIX1000T Gigabit Ethernet adapter

  • Asante PCI 1000BASE-SX Gigabit Ethernet adapter

  • Farallon PN9000SX Gigabit Ethernet adapter

  • NEC Gigabit Ethernet

  • Silicon Graphics PCI Gigabit Ethernet adapter

[i386,pc98,amd64] The tl(4) driver supports Texas Instruments ThunderLAN based Ethernet and Fast Ethernet adapters including a large number of Compaq PCI Ethernet adapters. Also supported are:

  • Olicom OC-2135/2138 10/100 TX UTP adapter

  • Olicom OC-2325/OC-2326 10/100 TX UTP adapter

  • Racore 8148 10baseT/100baseTX/100baseFX adapter

  • Racore 8165 10/100baseTX adapter

[i386,pc98,amd64] The tl(4) driver also supports the built-in Ethernet adapters of various Compaq Prosignia servers and Compaq Deskpro desktop machines including:

  • Compaq Netelligent 10

  • Compaq Netelligent 10 T PCI UTP/Coax

  • Compaq Netelligent 10/100

  • Compaq Netelligent 10/100 Dual-Port

  • Compaq Netelligent 10/100 Proliant

  • Compaq Netelligent 10/100 TX Embedded UTP

  • Compaq Netelligent 10/100 TX UTP

  • Compaq NetFlex 3P

  • Compaq NetFlex 3P Integrated

  • Compaq NetFlex 3P w/BNC

[amd64, i386, pc98] SMC 83c17x (EPIC)-based Ethernet NICs (tx(4) driver)

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64] The txp(4) driver supports the following cards:

  • 3Com 3CR990-TX-95

  • 3Com 3CR990-TX-97

  • 3Com 3cR990B-TXM

  • 3Com 3CR990SVR95

  • 3Com 3CR990SVR97

  • 3Com 3cR990B-SRV

[i386,pc98,amd64] The udav(4) driver supports the following adapters:

  • Corega FEther USB-TXC

  • ShanTou ST268 USB NIC

[i386,pc98,amd64] The vge(4) driver supports VIA Networking VT6120, VT6122, VT6130 and VT6132 based Gigabit Ethernet adapters including:

  • VIA Networking LAN-on-motherboard Gigabit Ethernet

  • ZyXEL GN650-T 64-bit PCI Gigabit Ethernet NIC (ZX1701)

  • ZyXEL GN670-T 32-bit PCI Gigabit Ethernet NIC (ZX1702)

[i386,pc98,amd64] The vr(4) driver supports VIA Technologies Rhine I, Rhine II, and Rhine III based Fast Ethernet adapters including:

  • AOpen/Acer ALN-320

  • D-Link DFE530-TX

  • Hawking Technologies PN102TX

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64] The vx(4) driver supports the following cards:

  • 3Com 3c590 EtherLink III PCI

  • 3Com 3c592 EtherLink III EISA

  • 3Com 3c595 Fast EtherLink III PCI in 10 Mbps mode

  • 3Com 3c597 Fast EtherLink III EISA in 10 Mbps mode

[i386,pc98,amd64] The wb(4) driver supports Winbond W89C840F based Fast Ethernet adapters and embedded controllers including:

  • Trendware TE100-PCIE

[i386,amd64] The xe(4) driver supports the following cards:

  • Xircom CreditCard Ethernet (PS-CE2-10)

  • Xircom CreditCard Ethernet + Modem 28 (PS-CEM-28)

  • Xircom CreditCard Ethernet + Modem 33 (CEM33)

  • Xircom CreditCard 10/100 (CE3, CE3B)

  • Xircom CreditCard Ethernet 10/100 + Modem 56 (CEM56)

  • Xircom RealPort Ethernet 10 (RE10)

  • Xircom RealPort Ethernet 10/100 (RE100)

  • Xircom RealPort Ethernet 10/100 + Modem 56 (REM56, REM56G)

  • Accton Fast EtherCard-16 (EN2226)

  • Compaq Microcom CPQ550 Ethernet/Modem PC Card

  • Compaq Netelligent 10/100 PC Card (CPQ-10/100)

  • Intel EtherExpress Pro/100 PC Card Mobile Adapter 16 (Pro/100 M16A)

  • Intel EtherExpress Pro/100 LAN/Modem PC Card Adapter (Pro/100 M16B)

[i386,amd64] Other similar devices using the same hardware may also be supported.

The xl(4) driver supports the following hardware:

  • 3Com 3c900-TPO

  • 3Com 3c900-COMBO

  • 3Com 3c905-TX

  • 3Com 3c905-T4

  • 3Com 3c900B-TPO

  • 3Com 3c900B-TPC

  • 3Com 3c900B-FL

  • 3Com 3c900B-COMBO

  • 3Com 3c905B-T4

  • 3Com 3c905B-TX

  • 3Com 3c905B-FX

  • 3Com 3c905B-COMBO

  • 3Com 3c905C-TX

  • 3Com 3c980, 3c980B, and 3c980C server adapters

  • 3Com 3cSOHO100-TX OfficeConnect adapters

  • 3Com 3c450 HomeConnect adapters

  • 3Com 3c555, 3c556 and 3c556B mini-PCI adapters

  • 3Com 3C3SH573BT, 3C575TX, 3CCFE575BT, 3CXFE575BT, 3CCFE575CT, 3CXFE575CT, 3CCFEM656, 3CCFEM656B, and 3CCFEM656C, 3CXFEM656, 3CXFEM656B, and 3CXFEM656C CardBus adapters

  • 3Com 3c905-TX, 3c905B-TX 3c905C-TX, 3c920B-EMB, and 3c920B-EMB-WNM embedded adapters

Both the 3C656 family of CardBus cards and the 3C556 family of MiniPCI cards have a built-in proprietary modem. Neither the xl(4) driver nor any other driver supports this modem.

3.3 Token Ring Interfaces

[i386] The oltr(4) driver supports the following ISA based Olicom Token Ring adapters:

  • Olicom OC-3115

  • Olicom ISA 16/4 Adapter (OC-3117)

  • Olicom ISA 16/4 Adapter (OC-3118)

[i386] The following PCI based adapters are supported:

  • Olicom PCI 16/4 Adapter (OC-3136)

  • Olicom PCI/II 16/4 Adapter (OC-3137)

  • Olicom PCI 16/4 Adapter (OC-3139)

  • Olicom RapidFire 3140 16/4 PCI Adapter (OC-3140)

  • Olicom RapidFire 3141 Fiber Adapter (OC-3141)

  • Olicom RapidFire 3540 100/16/4 Adapter (OC-3540)

3.4 FDDI Interfaces

[i386, pc98] DEC DEFPA PCI (fpa(4) driver)

[i386] DEC DEFEA EISA (fpa(4) driver)

3.5 ATM Interfaces

[i386, pc98] Midway-based ATM interfaces (en(4) driver)

[i386, pc98 sparc64] FORE Systems, Inc. PCA-200E ATM PCI Adapters (hfa and fatm(4) drivers)

[i386, pc98] IDT NICStAR 77201/211-based ATM Adapters (idt(4) driver)

[i386, pc98 sparc64] FORE Systems, Inc. HE155 and HE622 ATM interfaces ( hatm(4) driver)

[i386, pc98] IDT77252-based ATM cards ( patm(4) driver)

3.6 Wireless Network Interfaces

[amd64, i386, pc98] Cisco/Aironet 802.11b wireless adapters (an(4) driver)

[i386,pc98,amd64,sparc64] The ath(4) driver supports all Atheros Cardbus or PCI cards, except those that are based on the AR5005VL chipset. A list of cards that are supported can be found at

[i386,pc98,amd64] Cards supported by the awi(4) driver include:

  • BayStack 650

  • BayStack 660

  • Icom SL-200

  • Melco WLI-PCM

  • NEL SSMagic

  • Netwave AirSurfer Plus

  • Netwave AirSurfer Pro

  • Nokia C020 WLAN

  • Farallon SkyLINE

[i386,pc98,amd64] The original Xircom Netwave AirSurfer is supported by the cnw(4) driver.

[i386,pc98,amd64] Cards supported by the cnw(4) driver include:

  • Xircom CreditCard Netwave

  • NetWave AirSurfer

[i386, amd64] Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 MiniPCI network adapter (ipw(4) driver)

[i386, amd64] Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG/2915ABG MiniPCI and 2225BG PCI network adapters (iwi(4) driver)

[i386,amd64] The ral(4) driver supports PCI/CardBus wireless adapters based on the Ralink Technology RT2500, RT2501, and RT2600 chipsets, including:

  • A-Link WL54H

  • A-Link WL54PC

  • AirLink101 AWLC5025

  • AirLink101 AWLH5025

  • Amigo AWI-914W

  • Amigo AWI-922W

  • Amigo AWI-926W

  • AMIT WL531C

  • AMIT WL531P

  • AOpen AOI-831

  • ASUS WL-107G

  • ASUS WL-130g

  • Atlantis Land A02-PCI-W54

  • Atlantis Land A02-PCM-W54

  • Belkin F5D7000 v3

  • Belkin F5D7010 v2

  • Billionton MIWLGRL

  • Canyon CN-WF511

  • Canyon CN-WF513

  • CC&C WL-2102

  • CNet CWC-854

  • CNet CWP-854

  • Compex WL54G

  • Compex WLP54G

  • Conceptronic C54RC

  • Conceptronic C54Ri

  • Digitus DN-7001G-RA

  • Digitus DN-7006G-RA

  • E-Tech WGPC02

  • E-Tech WGPI02

  • Edimax EW-7108PCg

  • Edimax EW-7128g

  • Eminent EM3036

  • Eminent EM3037

  • Encore ENLWI-G-RLAM

  • Encore ENPWI-G-RLAM

  • Fiberline WL-400P

  • Fibreline WL-400X

  • Gigabyte GN-WI01GS

  • Gigabyte GN-WIKG

  • Gigabyte GN-WMKG

  • Gigabyte GN-WP01GS

  • Gigabyte GN-WPKG

  • Hawking HWC54GR

  • Hawking HWP54GR

  • iNexQ CR054g-009 (R03)

  • JAHT WN-4054P

  • JAHT WN-4054PCI

  • LevelOne WNC-0301 v2

  • LevelOne WPC-0301 v2

  • Linksys WMP54G v4

  • Micronet SP906GK

  • Micronet SP908GK V3

  • Minitar MN54GCB-R

  • Minitar MN54GPC-R

  • MSI CB54G2

  • MSI MP54G2

  • MSI PC54G2

  • OvisLink EVO-W54PCI

  • PheeNet HWL-PCIG/RA

  • Pro-Nets CB80211G

  • Pro-Nets PC80211G

  • Repotec RP-WB7108

  • Repotec RP-WP0854

  • SATech SN-54C

  • SATech SN-54P

  • Sitecom WL-112

  • Sitecom WL-115



  • SparkLAN WL-685R

  • Surecom EP-9321-g

  • Surecom EP-9321-g1

  • Surecom EP-9428-g

  • Sweex LC500050

  • Sweex LC700030

  • TekComm NE-9321-g

  • TekComm NE-9428-g

  • Unex CR054g-R02

  • Unex MR054g-R02

  • Zinwell ZWX-G160

  • Zinwell ZWX-G360

  • Zinwell ZWX-G361

  • Zonet ZEW1500

  • Zonet ZEW1600

[i386,amd64] An up to date list can be found at

[i386, pc98] Raytheon Raylink 2.4GHz wireless adapters (ray(4) driver)

[i386,amd64] The rum(4) driver supports USB 2.0 and PCI Express Mini Card wireless adapters based on the Ralink RT2501USB and RT2601USB chipsets, including:

  • 3Com Aolynk WUB320g

  • Abocom WUG2700

  • Airlink101 AWLL5025

  • ASUS WL-167g ver 2

  • Belkin F5D7050 ver 3

  • Belkin F5D9050 ver 3

  • Buffalo WLI-U2-SG54HP

  • Buffalo WLI-U2-G54HP

  • CNet CWD-854 ver F

  • Conceptronic C54RU ver 2

  • Corega CG-WLUSB2GO

  • D-Link DWL-G122 rev C1

  • D-Link WUA-1340

  • Digitus DN-7003GR

  • Edimax EW-7318USG

  • Gigabyte GN-WB01GS

  • Gigabyte GN-WI05GS

  • Hawking HWUG1

  • Hawking HWU54DM

  • Hercules HWGUSB2-54-LB

  • Hercules HWGUSB2-54V2-AP

  • LevelOne WNC-0301USB v3

  • Linksys WUSB54G rev C

  • Linksys WUSB54GR

  • Planex GW-US54HP

  • Planex GW-US54Mini2

  • Planex GW-USMM

  • Senao NUB-3701

  • Sitecom WL-113 ver 2

  • Sitecom WL-172

  • Sweex LW053


[i386,amd64] The ural(4) driver supports USB 2.0 wireless adapters based on the Ralink Technology RT2500USB chipset, including:

  • AMIT WL532U

  • ASUS WL-167g

  • Belkin F5D7050 v2000

  • Buffalo WLI-U2-KG54-AI

  • CNet CWD-854

  • Compex WLU54G 2A1100

  • Conceptronic C54RU

  • D-Link DWL-G122 b1

  • Dynalink WLG25USB

  • E-Tech WGUS02

  • Gigabyte GN-WBKG

  • Hercules HWGUSB2-54

  • KCORP LifeStyle KLS-685

  • Linksys WUSB54G v4

  • Linksys WUSB54GP v4

  • MSI MS-6861

  • MSI MS-6865

  • MSI MS-6869

  • NovaTech NV-902

  • OvisLink Evo-W54USB

  • SerComm UB801R

  • SparkLAN WL-685R

  • Surecom EP-9001-g

  • Sweex LC100060

  • Tonze UW-6200C

  • Zinwell ZWX-G261

  • Zonet ZEW2500P

[i386,amd64] An up to date list can be found at

[amd64, i386, pc98] Lucent Technologies WaveLAN/IEEE 802.11b wireless network adapters and workalikes using the Lucent Hermes, Intersil PRISM-II, Intersil PRISM-2.5, Intersil Prism-3, and Symbol Spectrum24 chipsets (wi(4) driver)

[i386] NCR / AT&T / Lucent Technologies WaveLan T1-speed ISA/radio LAN cards (wl(4) driver)

[i386, amd64] Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG MiniPCI network adapters (wpi(4) driver)

[i386,amd64] The following devices are known to be supported by the zyd(4) driver:

  • 3COM 3CRUSB10075

  • Acer WLAN-G-US1

  • Airlink+ AWLL3025

  • Airlink 101 AWLL3026

  • AOpen 802.11g WL54

  • Asus A9T integrated wireless

  • Asus WL-159g

  • Belkin F5D7050 v.4000

  • Billion BiPAC 3011G

  • Buffalo WLI-U2-KG54L

  • CC&C WL-2203B

  • DrayTek Vigor 550

  • Edimax EW-7317UG

  • Edimax EW-7317LDG

  • Fiberline Networks WL-43OU

  • iNexQ UR055g

  • Linksys WUSBF54G

  • Longshine LCS-8131G3

  • MSI US54SE

  • MyTek MWU-201 USB adapter

  • Philips SNU5600

  • Planet WL-U356

  • Planex GW-US54GZ

  • Planex GW-US54GZL

  • Planex GW-US54Mini

  • Safecom SWMULZ-5400

  • Sagem XG 760A

  • Sagem XG 76NA

  • Sandberg Wireless G54 USB

  • Sitecom WL-113


  • Sweex wireless USB 54 Mbps

  • Tekram/Siemens USB adapter

  • Telegent TG54USB

  • Trendnet TEW-424UB

  • Trendnet TEW-429UB

  • TwinMOS G240

  • Unicorn WL-54G

  • US Robotics 5423

  • X-Micro XWL-11GUZX

  • Yakumo QuickWLAN USB

  • Zonet ZEW2501

  • ZyXEL ZyAIR G-220

3.7 Miscellaneous Networks

[i386,pc98] The ce(4) driver supports the following models of Tau-PCI/32 WAN adapters:

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI/32

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI/32-Lite

[i386] The cx(4) driver supports the following cards:

  • Cronyx Sigma-22, Sigma-24

  • Cronyx Sigma-100

  • Cronyx Sigma-400, Sigma-401, Sigma-404, Sigma-410, Sigma-440

  • Cronyx Sigma-500

  • Cronyx Sigma-703

  • Cronyx Sigma-800, Sigma-801, Sigma-810, Sigma-840

[i386,pc98] The cp(4) driver supports the following models of Tau-PCI WAN adapters:

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI/R

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-L

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-L/R

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-E1

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-G703

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-2E1

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-4E1

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-E3

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-T3

  • Cronyx Tau-PCI-STS1

[i386] The ctau(4) driver supports the following cards:

  • Cronyx Tau (RS-232/V.35)

  • Cronyx Tau/R (RS-530/RS-449)

  • Cronyx Tau/E1 (fractional E1)

  • Cronyx Tau/G703 (unframed E1)

[i386] Granch SBNI12 point-to-point communications adapters ( sbni(4) driver)

[i386] Granch SBNI16 SHDSL modems ( sbsh(4) driver)

[i386] The cm(4) driver supports the following card models:

  • SMC90c26

  • SMC90c56

  • SMC90c66 in '56 compatibility mode.

3.8 ISDN Interfaces

[i386] AcerISDN P10 ISA PnP (experimental)

[i386] Asuscom ISDNlink 128K ISA

[i386] ASUSCOM P-IN100-ST-D (and other Winbond W6692-based cards)

[i386] AVM

  • A1

  • B1 ISA (tested with V2.0)

  • B1 PCI (tested with V4.0)

  • Fritz!Card classic

  • Fritz!Card PnP

  • Fritz!Card PCI

  • Fritz!Card PCI, Version 2

  • T1

[i386] Creatix

  • ISDN-S0

  • ISDN-S0 P&P

[i386] Compaq Microcom 610 ISDN (Compaq series PSB2222I) ISA PnP

[i386] Dr. Neuhaus Niccy Go@ and compatibles

[i386] Dynalink IS64PPH and IS64PPH+

[i386] Eicon Diehl DIVA 2.0 and 2.02

[i386] ELSA

  • ELSA PCC-16

  • QuickStep 1000pro ISA

  • MicroLink ISDN/PCI

  • QuickStep 1000pro PCI

[i386] ITK ix1 Micro ( < V.3, non-PnP version )

[i386] Sedlbauer Win Speed

[i386] Siemens I-Surf 2.0

[i386] TELEINT ISDN SPEED No.1 (experimental)

[i386] Teles

  • S0/8

  • S0/16

  • S0/16.3

  • S0/16.3 PnP

  • 16.3c ISA PnP (experimental)

  • Teles PCI-TJ

[i386] Traverse Technologies NETjet-S PCI

[i386] USRobotics Sportster ISDN TA intern

[i386] Winbond W6692 based PCI cards

3.9 Serial Interfaces

[amd64 i386] “PC standard” 8250, 16450, and 16550-based serial ports (sio(4) driver)

The uart(4) driver supports the following classes of UARTs:

  • NS8250: standard hardware based on the 8250, 16450, 16550, 16650, 16750 or the 16950 UARTs.

  • SCC: serial communications controllers supported by the scc(4) device driver.

The scc(4) driver supports the following classes of SCCs:

  • SAB82532: Siemens SAB 82532 based serial communications controllers.

  • Z8530: Zilog 8530 based serial communications controllers.

[amd64 i386] AST 4 port serial card using shared IRQ

[i386] ARNET serial cards (ar(4) driver)

  • ARNET 8 port serial card using shared IRQ

  • ARNET (now Digiboard) Sync 570/i high-speed serial

[i386] Boca multi-port serial cards

  • Boca BB1004 4-Port serial card (Modems not supported)

  • Boca IOAT66 6-Port serial card (Modems supported)

  • Boca BB1008 8-Port serial card (Modems not supported)

  • Boca BB2016 16-Port serial card (Modems supported)

[i386] Comtrol Rocketport card (rp(4) driver)

[i386] Cyclades Cyclom-Y serial board (cy(4) driver)

[i386] STB 4 port card using shared IRQ

[i386] DigiBoard intelligent serial cards (digi driver)

[amd64, i386, ia64] PCI-Based multi-port serial boards (puc(4) driver)

  • [amd64 i386] Actiontech 56K PCI

  • [amd64 i386] Avlab Technology, PCI IO 2S and PCI IO 4S

  • [amd64 i386] Comtrol RocketPort 550

  • [amd64 i386] Decision Computers PCCOM 4-port serial and dual port RS232/422/485

  • [ia64] Diva Serial (GSP) Multiport UART

  • [amd64 i386] Dolphin Peripherals 4025/4035/4036

  • [amd64 i386] IC Book Labs Dreadnought 16x Lite and Pro

  • [amd64 i386] Lava Computers 2SP-PCI/DSerial-PCI/Quattro-PCI/Octopus-550

  • [amd64 i386] Middle Digital, Weasle serial port

  • [amd64 i386] Moxa Industio CP-114, Smartio C104H-PCI and C168H/PCI

  • [amd64 i386] NEC PK-UG-X001 and PK-UG-X008

  • [amd64 i386] Netmos NM9835 PCI-2S-550

  • [amd64 i386] Oxford Semiconductor OX16PCI954 PCI UART

  • [amd64 i386] Syba Tech SD-LAB PCI-4S2P-550-ECP

  • [amd64 i386] SIIG Cyber I/O PCI 16C550/16C650/16C850

  • [amd64 i386] SIIG Cyber 2P1S PCI 16C550/16C650/16C850

  • [amd64 i386] SIIG Cyber 2S1P PCI 16C550/16C650/16C850

  • [amd64 i386] SIIG Cyber 4S PCI 16C550/16C650/16C850

  • [amd64 i386] SIIG Cyber Serial (Single and Dual) PCI 16C550/16C650/16C850

  • [amd64 i386] Syba Tech Ltd. PCI-4S2P-550-ECP

  • [amd64 i386] Titan PCI-200H and PCI-800H

  • [amd64 i386] US Robotics (3Com) 3CP5609 modem

  • [amd64 i386] VScom PCI-400 and PCI-800

[i386] The rc(4) driver provides support for the SDL Communications RISCom/8 boards.

[i386] The sr(4) driver supports the following hardware:

  • SDL Communications RISCom/N2 ISA

  • SDL Communications N2pci

  • SDL Communications WANic 400/405 PCI

[i386, amd64] Specialix SI/XIO/SX multiport serial cards, with both the older SIHOST2.x and the “enhanced” (transputer based, aka JET) host cards (ISA, EISA and PCI) are supported. Note that the newer SX+ PCI cards are not currently supported. (si(4) driver)

[pc98] Internel serial interfaces (sio(4) driver)

  • PC-9801 on-board

  • PC-9821 2'nd CCU (flags 0x12000000)

[pc98] NEC PC-9861K, PC-9801-101 and Midori-Denshi MDC-926Rs (sio(4) driver)

  • COM2 (flags 0x01000000)

  • COM3 (flags 0x02000000)

[pc98] NEC PC-9801-120 (sio(4) driver)

Note: "flags 0x11000000" is necessary in kernel configuration.

[pc98] Microcore MC-16550, MC-16550II, MC-RS98 (sio(4) driver)

Note: "flags 0x14000?01" is necessary in kernel configuration.

[pc98] Media Intelligent RSB-2000, RSB-3000 and AIWA B98-02 (sio(4) driver)

Note: "flags 0x15000?01" is necessary in kernel configuration.

[pc98] Media Intelligent RSB-384 (sio(4) driver)

Note: "flags 0x16000001" is necessary in kernel configuration.

[pc98] I-O DATA RSA-98III (sio(4) driver)

Note: "flags 0x18000?01" is necessary in kernel configuration.

[pc98] Hayes ESP98 (sio(4) driver)

Note: "options COM_ESP" and "flags 0x19000000" are necessary in kernel configuration.

3.10 Sound Devices

[i386,amd64] The snd_ad1816(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Analog Devices AD1816

[i386] The snd_als4000(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Avance Logic ALS4000

[i386,amd64] The snd_atiixp(4) driver supports the following audio chipsets:

  • ATI IXP 200

  • ATI IXP 300

  • ATI IXP 400

[sparc64] The snd_audiocs(4) driver supports the following audio devices:

  • CS4231 on SBus based UltraSPARC

  • CS4231 on PCI/EBus based UltraSPARC

[i386,amd64] The snd_cmi(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • CMedia CMI8338A

  • CMedia CMI8338B

  • CMedia CMI8738

  • CMedia CMI8738B

[i386,amd64] The snd_cs4281(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4281

[i386,amd64] The snd_csa(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4280

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4610

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4611

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4614

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4615

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4622

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4624

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4630

  • Genius Soundmaker 128 Value

  • Hercules Game Theatre XP

  • Turtle Beach Santa Cruz

[i386,amd64] Some onboard CS4610 chips are accompanied by the CS423x ISA codec instead of the CS4297 AC97 codec. Such configurations are not supported by the snd_csa(4) driver yet.

[i386,amd64] The snd_ds1(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Yamaha DS-1

  • Yamaha DS-1E

[i386,amd64] The snd_emu10k1(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Creative SoundBlaster Live! (EMU10K1 Chipset)

  • Creative SoundBlaster Audigy (EMU10K2 Chipset)

  • Creative SoundBlaster Audigy 2 (EMU10K2 Chipset)

  • Creative SoundBlaster Audigy 2 (EMU10K3 Chipset)

[i386,amd64] The snd_emu10kx(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Creative Sound Blaster Live! (EMU10K1 Chipset). Both PCM and MIDI interfaces are available.

  • Creative Sound Blaster Audigy (CA0100 and CA0101 Chipset). PCM and two MIDI interfaces available.

  • Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 and Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 4 (CA0102 Chipset). PCM support is limited to 48kHz/16 bit stereo (192kHz/24 bit part of this chipset is not supported).

  • Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 Value (CA0108 Chipset). PCM support is limited to 48kHz/16 bit stereo (192kHz/24 bit part of this chipset is not supported). There is no MIDI support for this card.

[i386,amd64] The snd_emu10kx(4) driver does support the following sound cards (although they have names similar to some supported ones):

  • Creative Sound Blaster Live! 24-Bit, identified by as

  • Creative Sound Blaster Audigy LS / ES, identified by as

  • All other Creative sound cards with -DAT chipsets.

  • All Creative X-Fi series sound cards.

[i386,amd64] The snd_envy24(4) driver supports the following audio devices:

  • M-Audio Audiophile 2496

  • M-Audio Delta Dio 2496

  • Terratec DMX 6fire

[i386,amd64] The snd_envy24ht(4) driver supports the following audio devices:

  • Audiotrak Prodigy 7.1

  • Audiotrak Prodigy 7.1 LT

  • Audiotrak Prodigy 7.1 XT

  • Audiotrak Prodigy HD2

  • ESI Juli@

  • M-Audio Audiophile 192

  • M-Audio Revolution 5.1

  • M-Audio Revolution 7.1

  • Terratec Aureon 5.1 Sky

  • Terratec Aureon 7.1 Space

  • Terratec Aureon 7.1 Universe

  • Terratec PHASE 22

  • Terratec PHASE 28

[i386,sparc64,amd64] The snd_es137x(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Creative CT5880-A

  • Creative CT5880-C

  • Creative CT5880-D

  • Creative CT5880-E

  • Creative SB AudioPCI CT4730

  • Ensoniq AudioPCI ES1370

  • Ensoniq AudioPCI ES1371-A

  • Ensoniq AudioPCI ES1371-B

  • Ensoniq AudioPCI ES1373-A

  • Ensoniq AudioPCI ES1373-B

  • Ensoniq AudioPCI ES1373-8

[i386,amd64] The snd_ess(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Ensoniq ESS ISA PnP/non-PnP

[i386,amd64] The snd_fm801(4) driver supports audio devices based on the following chipset:

  • Forte Media FM801

[i386,amd64] The snd_gusc(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Gravis UltraSound MAX

  • Gravis UltraSound PnP

[i386,amd64] The snd_hda(4) driver supports many Intel HDA compatible audio chipsets including the following:

  • ATI SB450

  • ATI SB600

  • Intel 631x/632xESB

  • Intel 82801F (ICH6)

  • Intel 82801G (ICH7)

  • Intel 82801H (ICH8)

  • Intel 82801I (ICH9)

  • Intel 82801J (ICH10)

  • Intel US15W (SCH)

  • nVidia MCP51

  • nVidia MCP55

  • nVidia MCP61A

  • nVidia MCP61B

  • nVidia MCP63

  • nVidia MCP65A

  • nVidia MCP65B

  • nVidia MCP67A

  • nVidia MCP67B

  • nVidia MCP68

  • nVidia MCP69

  • nVidia MCP73

  • nVidia MCP78

  • nVidia MCP79

  • nVidia MCP89

  • SiS 966

  • VIA VT8251/8237A

[i386,amd64] The following and many other codecs have been verified to work:

  • Analog Devices AD1981HD

  • Analog Devices AD1983

  • Analog Devices AD1984

  • Analog Devices AD1986A

  • Analog Devices AD1988

  • Analog Devices AD1988B

  • CMedia CMI9880

  • Conexant CX20549 (Venice)

  • Conexant CX20551 (Waikiki)

  • Conexant CX20561 (Hermosa)

  • Realtek ALC260

  • Realtek ALC262

  • Realtek ALC268

  • Realtek ALC660

  • Realtek ALC861

  • Realtek ALC861VD

  • Realtek ALC880

  • Realtek ALC882

  • Realtek ALC883

  • Realtek ALC885

  • Realtek ALC888

  • Realtek ALC889

  • Sigmatel STAC9205

  • Sigmatel STAC9220

  • Sigmatel STAC9220D / 9223D

  • Sigmatel STAC9221

  • Sigmatel STAC9221D

  • Sigmatel STAC9227D

  • Sigmatel STAC9227X

  • Sigmatel STAC9228D

  • Sigmatel STAC9228X

  • Sigmatel STAC9229D

  • Sigmatel STAC9229X

  • Sigmatel STAC9230D

  • Sigmatel STAC9230X

  • Sigmatel STAC9271D

  • Sigmatel STAC9872AK

  • VIA VT1708

  • VIA VT1708B

  • VIA VT1709

[i386,amd64] The snd_ich(4) driver supports the following audio devices:

  • AMD 768

  • AMD 8111

  • Intel 443MX

  • Intel ICH

  • Intel ICH revision 1

  • Intel ICH2

  • Intel ICH3

  • Intel ICH4

  • Intel ICH5

  • Intel ICH6

  • Intel ICH7

  • NVIDIA nForce

  • NVIDIA nForce2

  • NVIDIA nForce2 400

  • NVIDIA nForce3

  • NVIDIA nForce3 250

  • NVIDIA nForce4

  • SiS 7012

[i386,amd64] The snd_maestro(4) driver supports the following PCI sound cards:

  • ESS Technology Maestro-1

  • ESS Technology Maestro-2

  • ESS Technology Maestro-2E

[i386,amd64] The snd_maestro3(4) driver supports the following audio devices:

  • ESS Technology Allegro-1

  • ESS Technology Maestro3

[i386] The snd_mss(4) driver supports the following audio devices:

  • AD1845

  • AD1848

  • Aztech 2320

  • CMedia CMI8330

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4231

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4232

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4234

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4235

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4236

  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4237

  • ENSONIQ SoundscapeVIVO ENS4081

  • NeoMagic 256AV (non-AC97)

  • OPTi 924

  • OPTi 925

  • OPTi 930

  • OPTi 931

  • OPTi 933

  • Yamaha OPL-SA2

  • Yamaha OPL-SA3

[i386,amd64] The snd_neomagic(4) driver supports the following audio devices:

  • NeoMagic 256AV

  • NeoMagic 256ZX

[i386,amd64] The snd_sbc(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • Avance Asound 110

  • Avance Logic ALS100+

  • Avance Logic ALS120

  • Creative SB16

  • Creative SB32

  • Creative AWE64

  • Creative AWE64 Gold

  • Creative ViBRA16C

  • Creative ViBRA16X

  • ESS ES1681

  • ESS ES1688

  • ESS ES1868

  • ESS ES1869

  • ESS ES1878

  • ESS ES1879

  • ESS ES1888

[i386,amd64] The snd_solo(4) driver supports the following sound cards:

  • ESS Solo-1 (ES1938 Chipset)

  • ESS Solo-1E (ES1946 Chipset)

[i386,amd64] Note that older ESS ISA cards with ES18xx chipset are supported via snd_ess(4) and/or snd_sbc(4).

[i386,amd64] The snd_spicds(4) driver supports the following codecs:

  • AK4358

  • AK4381

  • AK4396

  • AK4524

  • AK4528

  • WM8770

[i386,amd64] The snd_t4dwave(4) driver supports the following audio devices:

  • Acer Labs M5451

  • SIS 7018

  • Trident 4DWave DX

  • Trident 4DWave NX

[i386,amd64] The snd_via8233(4) driver supports the following audio chipsets:

  • VIA VT8233

  • VIA VT8233A

  • VIA VT8233C

  • VIA VT8235

  • VIA VT8237

  • VIA VT8251

[i386,amd64] The snd_via82c686(4) driver supports audio devices based on the following chipset:

  • VIA 82C686A

[i386,amd64] The snd_vibes(4) driver supports audio devices based on the following chipset:

  • S3 SonicVibes

[pc98] NEC PC-9801-73, 86 and compatibles (nss driver)

  • NEC A-MATE internal sound

  • Q-Vision WaveStar, WaveMaster

[pc98] NEC X-MATE, CanBe, ValueStar internal (mss driver)

[pc98] Creative Technologies SoundBlaster(98) (sb(4) driver)

[pc98] I-O DATA CD-BOX (sb(4) driver)

[pc98] MPU-401 and compatible interfaces (mpu driver)

  • Q-Vision WaveStar

3.11 Camera and Video Capture Devices

[i386,pc98] The bktr(4) driver supports video capture cards based on the Brooktree Bt848/849/878/879 chips, as well as Pinnacle PCTV cards, including:

  • AOpen VA1000

  • AVerMedia AVerTV Studio

  • AVerMedia TF/FM-98

  • ATI TV Wonder VE

  • Hauppauge WinCast/TV

  • Hauppauge WinTV-Go-FM

  • Hauppauge WinTV-pci

  • Hauppauge WinTV-radio

  • Intel Smart Video Recorder III


  • Miro PC TV

  • Pinnacle PCTV Pro

  • Pinnacle PCTV Rave

  • PixelView PlayTV PAK

  • PixelView PlayTV Pro (rev 4C, 9D)


  • STB TV PCI Television Tuner

  • Super TV Tuner

  • TerraTec TValue

  • V-Stream XPERT TV-PVR 878

  • Video Highway XTreme

  • VideoLogic Captivator PCI

[i386] Connectix QuickCam

3.12 USB Devices

[amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] A range of USB peripherals are supported; devices known to work are listed in this section. Owing to the generic nature of most USB devices, with some exceptions any device of a given class will be supported, even if not explicitly listed here.

Note: [amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] USB Ethernet adapters can be found in the section listing Ethernet interfaces.

Note: [amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] USB Bluetooth adapters can be found in Bluetooth section.

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64,powerpc] The ohci(4) driver supports all OHCI v1.0 compliant controllers including:

  • AcerLabs M5237 (Aladdin-V)

  • AMD-756

  • OPTi 82C861 (FireLink)

  • NEC uPD 9210

  • CMD Tech 670 (USB0670)

  • CMD Tech 673 (USB0673)

  • NVIDIA nForce3

  • Sun PCIO-2 (RIO USB)

[i386,pc98,ia64,amd64,powerpc] The uhci(4) driver supports all UHCI v1.1 compliant controllers including:

  • Intel 82371AB/EB (PIIX4)

  • Intel 82371SB (PIIX3)

  • VIA 83C572

[amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] USB 2.0 controllers using the EHCI interface ( ehci(4) driver)

[amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] Hubs

[amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] Keyboards ( ukbd(4) driver)

[amd64, i386, pc98] Miscellaneous

  • Assist Computer Systems PC Camera C-M1

  • ActiveWire I/O Board

  • Creative Technology Video Blaster WebCam Plus

  • D-Link DSB-R100 USB Radio (ufm(4) driver)

  • Mirunet AlphaCam Plus

[i386,pc98,amd64,powerpc] The following devices are supported by the urio(4) driver:

  • Diamond MultiMedia Rio 500

  • Diamond MultiMedia Rio 600

  • Diamond MultiMedia Rio 800

[i386,pc98,amd64] Devices supported by the umodem(4) driver include:

  • 3Com 5605

  • Curitel PC5740 Wireless Modem

  • Kyocera AH-K3001V Mobile Phone(WILLCOM)

  • Kyocera WX320K Mobile Phone(WILLCOM)

  • Metricom Ricochet GS USB wireless modem

  • Sierra MC5720 Wireless Modem

  • Yamaha Broadband Wireless Router RTW65b

  • ELSA MicroLink 56k USB modem

  • Sony Ericsson W810i phone

[amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] Mice (ums(4) driver)

[i386,pc98,amd64,powerpc] The ulpt(4) driver provides support for USB printers and parallel printer conversion cables, including the following:

  • ATen parallel printer adapter

  • Belkin F5U002 parallel printer adapter

  • Canon BJ F850, S600

  • Canon LBP-1310, 350

  • Entrega USB-to-parallel printer adapter

  • Hewlett-Packard HP Deskjet 3420 (P/N: C8947A #ABJ)

  • Oki Data MICROLINE ML660PS

  • Seiko Epson PM-900C, 880C, 820C, 730C

[i386,pc98,amd64] The ubsa(4) driver supports the following adapters:

  • AnyData ADU-E100A (no EV-DO mode support)

  • Belkin F5U103

  • Belkin F5U120

  • e-Tek Labs Kwik232

  • GoHubs GoCOM232

  • Huawei Technologies Mobile card (3G)

  • Novatel Wireless Merlin U740 (only basic modem port supported)

  • Option Globetrotter 3G (aka Vodafone Mobile Connect Card 3G)

  • Option Globetrotter 3G Quad

  • Option Globetrotter 3G Fusion (no WLAN support, only basic 3G modem port)

  • Option Globetrotter 3G Fusion Quad (no WLAN support)

  • Peracom single port serial adapter

  • Qualcomm, Inc. ZTE CDMA Technologies MSM

[i386,pc98,amd64] The supported 3G cards provide the necessary modem port for ppp, pppd, or mpd connections; other functions of these cards (diagnostic port, SIM toolkit port, WLAN) are not supported.

[i386,pc98,amd64] The ubser(4) driver provides support for the BWCT console management serial adapters.

[i386,pc98,amd64] The uftdi(4) driver supports the following adapters:

  • B&B Electronics USB->RS422/485 adapter

  • Elexol USB MOD1

  • HP USB-Serial adapter shipped with some HP laptops

  • Inland UAS111

  • QVS USC-1000

  • Buffalo PC-OP-RS / Kurouto-shikou KURO-RS universal remote

  • Prologix GPIB-USB Controller

[i386,pc98,amd64] The uplcom(4) driver supports the following adapters:

  • ATEN UC-232A

  • BAFO BF-800

  • BAFO BF-810


  • HAL Corporation Crossam2+USB IR commander

  • Hama USB RS-232 Serial Adapter

  • Hamlet exagerate XURS232

  • IOGEAR UC-232A




  • Mobile Action MA-620 Infrared Adapter



  • Radio Shack USB Serial Cable

  • Sandberg USB to Serial Link (model number 133-08)

  • SOURCENEXT KeikaiDenwa 8 (with and without charger)

  • Sony Ericsson USB Cable (Susteen USB Data Cable)

  • Willcom W-SIM DD PHS terminal.(WS002IN)

The umct(4) driver supports the following adapters:

  • Belkin F5U109

  • Belkin F5U409

  • D-Link DU-H3SP USB BAY Hub

  • Magic Control Technology USB-232

  • Sitecom USB-232

[i386,pc98,amd64,powerpc] Because there is no standard device class for USB scanners, this driver will only recognise devices whose USB IDs are explicitly listed in the table in the driver itself. The following devices are supported to date:

  • Acer Acerscan: 320U, 620U, 640U, 640BT, 1240U, C310U;

  • AGFA SnapScan: 1212U, 1236U, e20, e25, e26, e40, e50, e52, SnapScan Touch;

  • Avision 1200U

  • Canon CanoScan: D660U, N656U, N676U, N1220U, LIDE 20, LIDE 25, LIDE 30;

  • Epson Perfection: 610, 636U / 636Photo, 640U, 1200U / 1200Photo, 1240U / 1240Photo, 1250, 1260, 1270, 1600, 1640SU, 1650, 1660, 1670, 2480, 3200, 3500, 3590, 4200, 4990;

  • Epson: GT-8400UF, GT-9300UF, GT-9700F;

  • Epson Stylus: Photo RX425, CX3650, DX-5000, DX-5050, DX-6000, DX-6050 (and possibly more in the CX-5000 and DX-3800..DX-7000 family);

  • Hewlett Packard: Photosmart S20

  • Hewlett Packard Scanjet: 2200C, 3300C, 3400CSE, 4100C, 4200C, 4300C, 5200C, 5300C, 5400C, 6200C, 6300C, 8200C, 8250C, 8290C;

  • KYE ColorPage Vivid-Pro

  • Microtek Phantom: 336CX, C6;

  • Microtek ScanMaker: V6UL V6USL, X6U;

  • Minolta 5400

  • Mustek: 600 CU, 1200 CU, 1200 UB, 1200 USB;

  • Mustek BearPaw: 1200F, 1200TA;

  • NatSemi BearPaw 1200

  • Nikon CoolScan LS40 ED

  • Primax 6200

  • Primax Colorado: 1200u, 600u, USB 19200, USB 9600;

  • Primax: G2-200, G2-300, G2-600, G2600, G2E-300, G2E-3002, G2E-600, G2E600, G2X-300, G600, ReadyScan 636i;

  • Ultima 1200 UB Plus

  • UMAX Astra: 1220U, 1236U, 2000U, 2100U, 2200U, 3400;

  • Visioneer OneTouch: 3000, 5300, 7600, 6100, 6200, 8100, 8600;

[i386,pc98,amd64,powerpc] The umass(4) driver supports USB Mass Storage devices, including:

  • ADTEC Stick Drive AD-UST32M, 64M, 128M, 256M

  • Denno FireWire/USB2 Removable 2.5-inch HDD Case MIFU-25CB20

  • FujiFilm Zip USB Drive ZDR100 USB A

  • GREEN HOUSE USB Flash Memory "PicoDrive" GH-UFD32M, 64M, 128M

  • IBM 32MB USB Memory Key (P/N 22P5296)

  • IBM 256MB USB Drive (MSYSTEM DiskOnKey2)

  • IBM ThinkPad USB Portable CD-ROM Drive (P/N 33L5151)


  • I-O DATA USB x6 CD-RW Drive CDRW-i64/USB (CDROM only)

  • I-O DATA USB/IEEE1394 Portable HD Drive HDP-i30P/CI, HDP-i40P/CI

  • Iomega USB Zip 100/250 drive

  • Iomega Zip750 USB2.0 drive

  • Keian USB1.1/2.0 3.5-inch HDD Case KU350A

  • Kurouto Shikou USB 2.5-inch HDD Case GAWAP2.5PS-USB2.0

  • LaCie P3 HardDrive USB 200GB

  • Logitec LDR-H443U2 DVD-RAM/-R/+R/-RW/+RW drive

  • Logitec Mobile USB Memory LMC-256UD

  • Logitec USB1.1/2.0 HDD Unit SHD-E60U2

  • Logitec USB Double-Speed Floppy Drive LFD-31U2

  • Logitec USB/IEEE1394 DVD-RAM/R/RW Unit LDR-N21FU2 (CDROM only)

  • MELCO USB Flash Disk "ClipDrive", RUF-C32M, -C64M, -C128M, -C256M, -C512M

  • MELCO USB Flash Disk "PetitDrive", RUF-32M, -64M, -128M, -256Mm

  • MELCO USB2.0 Flash Disk "PetitDrive2", RUF-256M/U2, -512M/U2

  • MELCO USB2.0 MO Drive MO-CH640U2

  • Matshita CF-VFDU03 floppy drive

  • Merlin SM300 MP3/WMA Player (256Mb)

  • Microtech International, Inc. USB-SCSI-HD 50 USB to SCSI cable

  • Motorola E398 Mobile Phone (TransFlash memory card)

  • NOVAC USB2.0 2.5/3.5-inch HDD Case NV-HD351U

  • PNY Attache Flash Drive

  • Panasonic ("Matshita FDD CF-VFDU03")

  • Panasonic KXL-CB20AN Portable DVD-ROM/CD-R/RW

  • Panasonic KXL-CB35AN (DVD-ROM & CD-R/RW)

  • Panasonic USB2.0 Portable CD-RW Drive KXL-RW40AN (CDROM only)

  • Panasonic floppy drive

  • Qware BeatZkey! Pro

  • RATOC Systems USB2.0 Removable HDD Case U2-MDK1, U2-MDK1B

  • SanDisk SDDR-31 (Compact Flash)

  • SanDisk SDDR-75 (only Compact Flash port works)

  • Sitecom CN-300 MultiFlash (MMC/SD, SmartMedia, CF, MemoryStick)

  • Sony Portable CD-R/RW Drive CRX10U (CDROM only)

  • TEAC Portable USB CD-ROM Unit CD-110PU/210PU

  • Time DPA20B MP3 Player (1Gb)

  • Trek Thumbdrive 8MB

  • VAIO floppy drive (includes Y-E Data Flashbuster-U)

  • Y-E Data floppy drive (720/1.44/2.88Mb)

[i386,pc98,amd64,powerpc] Among the supported digital cameras are:

  • Asahi Optical (PENTAX) Optio 230 & 330

[amd64, i386, pc98] Audio Devices ( uaudio(4) driver)

[i386,pc98,amd64] The uvisor(4) driver supports the following devices:

  • Aceeca Mez1000 RDA

  • Handspring Treo

  • Handspring Treo 600

  • Handspring Visor

  • Palm I705

  • Palm M125

  • Palm M130

  • Palm M500

  • Palm M505

  • Palm M515

  • Palm Tungsten T

  • Palm Tungsten Z

  • Palm Zire

  • Palm Zire 31

  • Sony Clie 4.0

  • Sony Clie 4.1

  • Sony Clie 5.0

  • Sony Clie PEG-S500C

  • Sony Clie NX60

  • Sony Clie S360

  • Sony Clie TJ37

3.13 IEEE 1394 (Firewire) Devices

[i386,sparc64,ia64,amd64,powerpc] The fwohci(4) driver provides support for PCI/CardBus FireWire interface cards. The driver supports the following IEEE 1394 OHCI chipsets:

  • Adaptec AHA-894x/AIC-5800

  • Apple Pangea

  • Apple UniNorth

  • Intel 82372FB


  • Lucent / Agere FW322/323

  • NEC uPD72861

  • NEC uPD72870

  • NEC uPD72871/2

  • NEC uPD72873

  • NEC uPD72874

  • National Semiconductor CS4210

  • Ricoh R5C551

  • Ricoh R5C552

  • Sony CX3022

  • Sony i.LINK (CXD3222)

  • Sun PCIO-2 (RIO 1394)

  • Texas Instruments PCI4410A

  • Texas Instruments PCI4450

  • Texas Instruments PCI4451

  • Texas Instruments TSB12LV22

  • Texas Instruments TSB12LV23

  • Texas Instruments TSB12LV26

  • Texas Instruments TSB43AA22

  • Texas Instruments TSB43AB21/A/AI/A-EP

  • Texas Instruments TSB43AB22/A

  • Texas Instruments TSB43AB23

  • Texas Instruments TSB82AA2

  • VIA Fire II (VT6306)

[amd64, i386, sparc64] Serial Bus Protocol 2 (SBP-2) storage devices (sbp(4) driver)

3.14 Bluetooth Devices

[i386,pc98,amd64] The ng_bt3c(4) driver provides support for the 3Com/HP 3CRWB6096-A PCCARD bluetooth adapter.

[i386,pc98,amd64] The ng_ubt(4) driver supports all Bluetooth USB devices that conform with the Bluetooth specification v1.1, including:

  • 3Com 3CREB96


  • EPoX BT-DG02

  • Mitsumi Bluetooth USB adapter

  • MSI MS-6967

  • TDK Bluetooth USB adapter

3.15 Cryptographic Accelerators

[i386,pc98,amd64] The hifn(4) driver supports various cards containing the Hifn 7751, 7951, 7811, 7955, and 7956 chipsets, such as:

  • Invertex AEON

  • Hifn 7751

  • PowerCrypt

  • XL-Crypt

  • NetSec 7751

  • Soekris Engineering vpn1201 and vpn1211

  • Soekris Engineering vpn1401 and vpn1411

[i386,pc98,amd64] The safe(4) driver supports cards containing any of the following chips:

  • SafeNet 1141

  • SafeNet 1741

[i386,pc98,amd64] The ubsec(4) driver supports cards containing any of the following chips:

  • Bluesteel 5501

  • Bluesteel 5601

  • Broadcom BCM5801

  • Broadcom BCM5802

  • Broadcom BCM5805

  • Broadcom BCM5820

  • Broadcom BCM5821

  • Broadcom BCM5822

  • Broadcom BCM5823

3.16 Miscellaneous

[amd64, i386, pc98] FAX-Modem/PCCARD


  • Nokia Card Phone 2.0 (gsm900/dcs1800 HSCSD terminal)

[amd64, i386, pc98] Floppy drives (fdc(4) driver)

[amd64 i386] VGA-compatible video cards (vga(4) driver)

Note: Information regarding specific video cards and compatibility with Xorg can be found at

[amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] Keyboards including:

  • [i386] AT-style keyboards ( atkbd(4) driver)

  • [amd64, i386] PS/2 keyboards ( atkbd(4) driver)

  • [pc98] Standard keyboards

  • [amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] USB keyboards ( ukbd(4) driver)

[amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] Pointing devices including:

  • [amd64, i386, pc98] Bus mice and compatible devices (mse(4) driver)

  • [amd64, i386] PS/2 mice and compatible devices, including many laptop pointing devices (psm(4) driver)

  • Serial mice and compatible devices

  • [amd64, i386, ia64, pc98] USB mice (ums(4) driver)

Note: moused(8) has more information on using pointing devices with FreeBSD. Information on using pointing devices with Xorg can be found at

[amd64, i386] “PC standard” parallel ports (ppc(4) driver)

[pc98] “PC-9821 standard” parallel ports (ppc(4) driver)

[i386, amd64] PC-compatible joysticks (joy(4) driver)

[pc98] Joystick port of SoundBlaster(98) (joy(4) driver)

[i386, pc98] PHS Data Communication Card/PCCARD

  • NTT DoCoMo P-in Comp@ct

  • Panasonic KX-PH405

  • SII MC-P200

[i386] Xilinx XC6200-based reconfigurable hardware cards compatible with the HOT1 from Virtual Computers (xrpu driver).

[pc98] Power Management Controller of NEC PC-98 Note (pmc driver)

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