Re: onboard ethernet on Tyan Thunder K8WE (s2895)
I have that same board. I could not get it to boot off of the Sarge netinst CD at all. It successfully boots and installs from the Etch testing netinst CD, though.
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From: Brett Ellis <email@example.com>
> Trying doing a lspci in one of the text base windows and see
> if it sees the nics. You may need to boot with pci=nommconf
> to see past the nvidia bridge.
> Sebastian Haase wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just got this new dual Opteron PC at my desk...
> > I tried the official netinst CD and
> > http://tinyplanet.ca/~lsorense/amd64/sarge-amd64-2.6.12-netinst.iso
> > neither recognises the NIC. All I know is, it's a
> > nVidia MAC nForce Prof 2200 and (2nd port) Prof 2050.
> > I read some about "forcedeth" but don't know what that is ...
> > Any hints !?
> > Thanks,
> > Sebastian Haase
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