Bug#299824: installation report
On Friday 18 March 2005 08:01, you wrote:
> On vr, 2005-03-18 at 00:07 +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > Ah yes. That means that it is probably not possible to detect it
> > directly as a PCI device, but we have to do something a bit more
> > elaborate. Reassigning the bug to the relevant package.
> Hmm... I'm not sure that's true since it was detected correctly and
> configured automatically by the default 2.6-kernel that was installed
> by the installer.
I suspect that on the reboot it was detected and configured by hotplug.
Hotplug has more functionality than discover1 which is used in the
Can you confirm that the forcedeth driver is being loaded by hotplug?
You should see messages about the driver being loaded shortly after a line
with "Starting hotplug subsystem:" during boot.
(If that scrolls by too fast, try enabling bootlogd in /etc/default.)