Fedora 7, PXE and e1000

Mogens Kjaer mk at crc.dk
Tue Jul 17 11:31:03 UTC 2007

Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> gumboot wrote:
>> Quote:Someone have suggested to use the e100 driver instead, how do I
>> do this during installation?
>> Did this "someone" confirm that this was successful? I've just
>> tried the exact same thing and got nowhere :
> I can confirm that it doesn't work :-(
> My suggestion was inspired by:
> http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1081719
> I did the same, the NIC in this machine has the PCI ID:
> 8086:104a, and I changed modules.alias so that this
> ID points to e100 and got the same result as you did.

I tried making a respin of f7 x86_64 and it seems to work,
however only when the machine is connected to a 100Mbit switch,
not with a gigabit switch.

Try to see if you can find a respin somewhere.


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