FreeBSD/ia64 6.4-STABLE Hardware Notes

The FreeBSD Documentation Project

Table of Contents
1 Introduction
2 Supported Processors and Motherboards
2.1 Supported Devices Overview
3 Supported Devices
3.1 Disk Controllers
3.2 Ethernet Interfaces
3.3 Token Ring Interfaces
3.4 FDDI Interfaces
3.5 ATM Interfaces
3.6 Wireless Network Interfaces
3.7 Miscellaneous Networks
3.8 ISDN Interfaces
3.9 Serial Interfaces
3.10 Sound Devices
3.11 Camera and Video Capture Devices
3.12 USB Devices
3.13 IEEE 1394 (Firewire) Devices
3.14 Bluetooth Devices
3.15 Cryptographic Accelerators
3.16 Miscellaneous

This is a preliminary document. It is incomplete, and in need of additional content. Please send additional information on IA-64 processors, motherboards, and various devices working on FreeBSD to the FreeBSD IA64 porting mailing list.

1 Introduction

This document contains the hardware compatibility notes for FreeBSD 6.4-STABLE on the IA-64 hardware platform (also referred to as FreeBSD/ia64 6.4-STABLE). It lists devices known to work on this platform, as well as some notes on boot-time kernel customization that may be useful when attempting to configure support for new devices.

Note: This document includes information specific to the IA-64 hardware platform. Versions of the hardware compatibility notes for other architectures will differ in some details.

More information on FreeBSD/ia64 is contained on the FreeBSD/ia64 Project page.

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