Problem fresh LFS + Intel Pro/1000 MT Dual Port

David Jensen djensen at inebraska.com
Mon Jul 4 15:01:04 PDT 2005


Ken Moffat wrote:

> I don't have any intel nics here, but have you tried the e1000 driver
>in the kernel (CONFIG_E1000) ? (apparently, with documentation in
>Documentation/networking/e1000.txt).  What often happens with nics is
>that the manufacturer commissions or writes a driver, but later kernels
>include a suitable driver.
>
>Ken
>  
>
You may be right, in the kernel source dir:
grep -r "PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter" *
shows the kernel is aware of them (2.6.11.11)

I have an *single* inboard e1000, its been working 18 months.
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David Jensen




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