Bug#413788: Daily Etch build fails to install on iMac G5 - Ethernet not detected
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Hore [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 09 March 2007 01:40
> To: Frans Pop
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Bug#413788: Daily Etch build fails to install on iMac G5 -
> Ethernet not detected
> Hi again Frans,
> > On Thursday 08 March 2007 02:30, Mike Hore wrote:
> >> 0001:03:0f.0 Ethernet controller: Apple Computer Inc. Shasta (Sun GEM)
> >> [106b:0051]
> > According to this information, your NIC needs the sungem driver, which
> > _is_ included in the installer and should be loaded automatically.
> > After the installer has failed to detect your NIC, please try the
> > following:
> > - switch to VT2
> > - check if the sungem module is loaded ('lsmod | grep sungem')
> No output.
> > - if it is, check dmesg for any messages about the NIC
> I didn't see any, but there were about 2 screenfuls of info and I didn't
> know how to stop it scrolling off.
> > - if it is not, try to load it manually ('modprobe sungem')
> FATAL: module sungem not found
> So it really looks to me like it isn't there, sorry!
have you checked the md5sum against the one for the day your image is dated? (you can find older dailies by cutting back the image url to remove the current and everything before it and browsing manually from there)
i'm thinking this may be another case of a half and half download (half one days image half the next)