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Old 17th October 2008
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Default FreeBSD 7.0 and the nfe driver

I've just upgraded from FreeBSD 6.2 to FreeBSD 7.0 (in stages, using the freebsd-update tool) in the hope that it will have the driver for my onboard network interface.

I'm running the ASUS P5N-EM HDMI motherboard which runs the Nvidia 630i chipset and requires the if_nfe driver.

Do I have to manually compile the driver for FreeBSD 7.0?
I've looked in the kernel and it has 'device nfe' uncommented in the GENERIC kernel (which I'm running). I cannot find a if_nfe.ko file on my computer though.

Should I upgrade to FreeBSD 7.1?
Can I upgrade to FreeBSD 7.1 through the binary method (using the freebsd-update tool)? As it's much faster.
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