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Re: Re: Anyone tried the ASUS A8V-E Deluxe?

> On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, Alois Zoitl wrote:
> > i got this htin g yesterday and I'm not to glad about it because I can
> not 
> > get the network running.
> > As far as I found out it uses also the sk98lin driver.
> > But the standard driver that comes along with the debian amd 64 cd fails
> the 
> > installation.
> It's a bug in the installation image, it's known to fail to load the 
> module even though it detects it fine. During installation, you have to 
> choose the option to execute a shell, run "modprobe -f sk98lin", which 
> initialises the NIC, possibly bring up and configure the interface with 
> the appropriate ifconfig command and friends, and from then on you should 
> be fine. I have such a beast working under my desk right now, with pure64 
> installed, and had no other problem with it. I am currently running a 
> kernel compiled from the stock debian sources, 2.6.10.

I got it running last night with the drvier from the manufacturer. But only
after I installed the kernel sources only kernel headers broke the
compilation of the driver. I spoted the same for the nvidia drivers.
running gcc3.4 and kernel 2.6.9-9


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