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Re: Q: Re-compile/-place LTSP kernel

Dear Vagrant,

thanks for your reply. I will follow your hints on monday.

Am Samstag 15 März 2008 schrieb vagrant@freegeek.org:
> the version that comes with debian-edu's LTSP just uses the standard
> debian kernel; most if not all network cards supported by debian
> should be supported without configuration.

It is indeed the current version of Debian Edu. The same NIC did work 
with Skolelinux 2.0 LTSP. 

Cf. http://bugs.skolelinux.no/show_bug.cgi?id=1284

From Kanotix (hwinfo) I get:

47: udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_10b7_9200'
  pci.product = '3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado]'
  pci.subsys_vendor = '3Com Corporation'
  info.bus = 'pci'
  pci.device_protocol = 0 (0x0)
  info.udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_10b7_9200'
  pci.linux.sysfs_path = '/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:0a.0'
  pci.subsys_product_id = 4096 (0x1000)
3c59x: module = 3c59x
           3c59x: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:0a.0
net interface: name = eth0, path = /class/net/eth0
    type = 1
    hw_addr = 00:0a:5e:53:04:95
    net device: path = /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:0a.0
    net driver: name = 3c59x, path = /bus/pci/drivers/3c59x
  Hardware Class: network
  Model: "3Com 3C905C-TX Fast Etherlink for PC Management NIC"
  Vendor: pci 0x10b7 "3Com Corporation"
  Device: pci 0x9200 "3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado]"
  SubVendor: pci 0x10b7 "3Com Corporation"
  SubDevice: pci 0x1000 "3C905C-TX Fast Etherlink for PC Management NIC"
  Revision: 0x78
  Driver: "3c59x"
  Driver Modules: "3c59x"
  Device File: eth0
  I/O Ports: 0xe800-0xe87f (rw)
  Memory Range: 0xe8000000-0xe800007f (rw,non-prefetchable)
  Memory Range: 0xe7000000-0xe701ffff (ro,prefetchable,disabled)
  IRQ: 12 (573 events)
  HW Address: 00:0a:5e:53:04:95
  Link detected: yes
  Module Alias: "pci:v000010B7d00009200sv000010B7sd00001000bc02sc00i00"
  Driver Info #0:
    Driver Status: 3c59x is active
    Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe 3c59x"

Again, PXE boot runs trough ("Ready") - then the boot process halts - 
because the NIC is not installed the right way (where can I find 

Just Readin Klaus-Ades latest comment - will try this on monday:
> KlausAde wrote:
> Could you try adding "acpi=off" to the append line in
> /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386/pxelinux.cfg/default


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