Re: Newer kernel for N4100?
Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Bill Gatliff <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008-09-08 14:30]:
>> So now the kernel is very happy talking to the drives, apparently. But it
>> doesn't like the e1000's:
> I thought you were aware of this, but in case you're not: Thecus
> removed the EEPROM from both i82541 chips and stored the MAC address
> in the RedBoot configuration area.
Yep. The head-scratching part is figuring out a way to tell the e1000 driver to
keep the MAC that's already programmed. I don't see a robust, convenient way to
do that with the existing driver.