install: kernel config: NIC ?
lee at slaughters.com
Wed Mar 24 10:40:47 PST 2004
Matthew Seaman wrote:
>On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 08:33:25AM -0800, lee slaughter wrote:
>>.......kernel config menu, visual mode,
>>no network devices show up active. In the inactive drivers section
>>i see a little list of only six.
>>question 1: this is hardly a comprehensive list, is it?
>>there's no explanation in the handbook why it is so short.
>That configuration screen only shows ancient ISA cards that cannot
>identify themselves to the system. Any modern NIC (either PCI or
>Cardbus) will be autodetected. Basically you can just plough on
>reguardless with your install and all of your network interfaces
>should be picked up.
again, thanks everybody.
there should be a note to this effect in handbook.
how does one submit a sug for handbook?
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