Broadcom drivers works in rescue, but not regular boot....
teuben at astro.umd.edu
Fri Feb 25 16:50:03 UTC 2005
On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, Wolfgang Gill wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 23:21:26 -0500 (EST), Peter Teuben wrote
> > On Wed, 23 Feb 2005, Michael Schmidt wrote:
> > > Have you looked to see if your using the same kernel version that the
> > > cdrom uses? Also have you tried installing the latest kernel?
> > yes, sadly all exactly the same in rescue and normall installed version.
> > Then upgraded to the latest (2.6.10-1.766), but that also didn't
> > make a difference (i believe the tg3 driver was the same version).
> > Also tried a few things like without acpi,but nogo. so,still stuck.
> > I might be some magic incantation of insmod, but i doubt that
> > anaconda controls things that closely. So, i suspect it's something
> > already running on this laptop that makes an insmod fail on tg3.
> > peter
> Have you tried downloading the new drivers directly from Broadcom??
> When compiled and installed, you need to change the driver name from tg3 to
> bcm57xx (Most probably bcm5700) in your modules.conf (Or modprobe.conf in the
> case of FC3).
> I've have a Broadcom 5700 series card in this system (onboard one) and it
> works fine with the Broadcom downloaded ones.
> Hope this helps.
It sure did the trick, thanks again Wolf.
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