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Re: pb with custom kernel (on pxe boot)

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 04:39:54PM +0200, daniel wrote:
> I come from your site (http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/FAQ)
> and I have questions I would like elucidation.

You have reached the developers of the debian installer, not the enduser

> I have problem with supermicro server (X8DTL-i dual integrated network card type 82574L)
> with our old servers (with or bzImage kernel compiled under debian  lenny)
> we didn't have problem with pxe boot or normal boot . 
> But with the 82574L chipset we have to load kernel module (i.e /lib/modules/2.6.xx.xx/kernel/drivers/net/e1000e/e1000e.ko)
> when we boot on this kernel on pxe boot the network is not reachable  
> I guess it's because of the e1000e driver module is not integrated into the kernel.
> do you know how we have to do to compile our bzImage kernel with 82574L driver inside ? 

The e1000e module is included in all kernels packages since Lenny. This
kernels also needs an initramfs to boot. 


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