4.8-RELEASE: Gigabit Ethernet support on Dell PowerEdge 1750
ohoyer at gaff.hhhr.ision.net
Wed Oct 22 10:54:43 PDT 2003
On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, Konrad Heuer wrote:
> I've three DELL PE 2650 running with 4.8-R; the Broadcom cards work fine.
> While booting, the kernel reports:
The 2650 use an older version of the Broadcom chips than the 1750, with
different PCI ID.
> Are you sure the NICs aren't disabled in the BIOS setup? Sorry for using
> the word 'Linux', but I'm not fanatic. Maybe you could try to boot a Linux
> kernel from CD (Knoppix or so?) and watch what happens?
Knoppix 3.2 recognizes them fine.
For the archives:
Solution: Upgrade to 4.9-pre or later, support has been merged in some
weeks before 4.9-pre.
Olaf Hoyer ohoyer at gaff.hhhr.ision.net
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