RE: Re: Marvell Yukon gigabit ethernet card
Just my $.02 worth but I tried to install the most recent release on an HP DC7600 with an integrated Broadcom NetXtreme GBE adapter and the installer could not bring up this hardware either.
> Subject: Re: Marvell Yukon gigabit ethernet card
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 19:11:54 -0700
> On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 23:56 +0200, Alex Fernandez wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > The problem is the Marvell Yukon 88E8053 gigabit Ethernet card,
> > integrated on the motherboard. I have seen many bug reports about this
> > card, dating from 2004; discover-data, debian-installer, the kernel
> > itself -- given Debian's usual focus on quality, I'm surprised the
> > problem is still there after all this time. The installer cannot bring
> > up the card, and after reporting some network problem it seems to
> > hang.
> Well, I have the same card and it is CURRENTLY not working. However,
> when I first upgraded to 2.6.16 it DID work. I was forced to go back
> to .15 (and my other NIC) due to some problems with the NVIDIA drivers
> for my video card, but the Yukon board DID work with 2.6.16. Sorry I
> can't be much more helpful than that.
> Alex Malinovich
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