[WBEL-users] Re: ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe nForce2 networking
rramstad at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 13:29:34 CST 2005
Let me amplify... without knowing the gory details for certain, I was
thinking that respin2 would include forcedeth... notes from them
indicate it is included in
Linux 2.4.26 (forcedeth 0.25)
Hence my confusion and expectation that respin2 wouldn't have any problems.
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 10:56:25 -0800, Bob Ramstad <rramstad at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there. Relatively long time user of WBEL3 here.
> I'm in the process of upgrading the hardware on a number of servers
> here and since we're going from Intel on the old servers to AMD on the
> new servers I decided to install from scratch using respin2.
> Interestingly with respin2 the installer detects SATA drives just
> fine, but the bizarre thing is that it doesn't detect any networking
> components whatsoever. It just skips the networking questions
> Once the system is up and running, I'm at a loss. Of course I can log
> in at the console, but there's no network access. I've tried running
> redhat-network-config (the low tech text as graphics version) but
> after answering the questions nothing seems to happen. eth0 doesn't
> even show up when doing an ifconfig.
> The board has two Ethernet ports, one is a Marvell Gigabit port and
> the other is an nVidia port. I don't care which one works, I don't
> need both of them working, but I was a bit surprised to see that
> drivers for neither one made it into respin2.
> So, could someone out there please save me hours of dinking around
> doing my own research? I'm sure someone has been through this exact
> scenario, and any / all help would be very very much appreciated.
> Left to my own devices, I'd probably download an RPM for a newer RHEL3
> kernel as my understanding is that the latest and greatest isn't on
> respin2... and maybe download kernel-unsupported... and try installing
> both of those manually and seeing what happens. Just a guess.
> I'm in digest mode, so if you could please CC me directly as well as
> the list, that would really be swell. Thanks again.
> -- Bob
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