Intel ethernet adapter + driver issues

Derek Richardson derek.richardson at
Fri Aug 23 06:06:04 EDT 2002

Thank you, I found the problem already.  I was using another cpio
archive as a reference, and it had an extra directory layer in it, so
the loader couldn't find the modules.  Thanks for the tip, tho.
Derek R.

On Thu, 2002-08-22 at 12:36, Mark Hahn wrote:
> > and TFTP ), but the machine I am trying to install has a very new Intel
> > motherboard, w/ dual onboard Gigabit NICs.  This adapter requires the
> > latest Intel e1000 driver, so I have to build it into the initrd ( the
> > modules are contained w/in a gzipped cpio archive w/in the initrd image
> I'm running 2.4.20-pre2 or 5 on my dual/xeon/gigabit machine;
> the driver that's in those kernels is a cleaned up version of Intel's,
> I think.  it certainly seems to work well, and seems to be recommended.
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