Intel ethernet adapter + driver issues

Dean Johnson dtj at uberh4x0r.org
Fri Aug 23 10:27:25 EDT 2002


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.
> 

The stock Redhat 7.3 versions of e1000 seem to work just fine and we
have been beating on them alot as of late. 

	-Dean

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