Re: Question about my Ethernet Cards
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2009/1/12 Boxuan Gu <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Hello, all,
> I am using Debian lenny Linux Operating system.
> I am using the source code of linux kernel 2.6.26 (the patch level is
> 12) to build a kernel image
> Now, I am just using the source codes without my modification.
> However, After booting from this image, I find that my Ethernet card
> doesn't work.
> when I use "lspci", I can find that my ethernet card is:
> 09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5906M
> Fast Ethernet PCI Express (rev 02)
> I can't find my wired Ethernet card by using "ifconfig -a" . I don't know why.
> I have checked my config file for Broadcom BCM5906M and I couldn't
> find the option to add this Ethernet card.
> In addition, my wireless Ethernet card doesn't work too.. My wireless card is
> Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02).
> However, when I use the kernel image built by debian (Linux version
> 2.6.26-1-686 (Debian 2.6.26-12) (email@example.com) (gcc version 4.1.3
> 20080704 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.2-24)) #1 SMP Mon Dec 1
> 5 18:15:07 UTC 2008,)
> I find that everything is ok except my wireless card.
> Why the kernel image built by me doesn't support my wired Ethernet card ?
> How to make my wireless card work in kernel 2.6.26? Thank you very much!
> The attached please find my config for building kernel. Thank you very much!
> Boxuan Gu
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