[vbox-dev] SVN trunk: Vista has no ethernet driver?

Sander van Leeuwen Sander.Vanleeuwen at Sun.COM
Sat Aug 16 09:31:09 GMT 2008

This is not a question that belongs on the developer's mailinglist. Use 
the forum in the future.

walt wrote:
> Hi list,
> I installed Windows Vista in VirtualBox svn/trunk, up to date as
> of today, Aug 15.  Everything seems perfect except that Vista's
> device manager says that the ethernet adapter is unknown.
> Judging by the PCI vendor and subsystem numbers, the emulated NIC
> is the same 79C973 AMD chip that works perfectly in my XP vbox
> machines.
> Any idea why Vista doesn't like this NIC?  Any ideas how to debug
> this?
> Thanks for any clues!
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