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Re: eth0 and kernel 2.6.7

thanx, that was it !


debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org schrieb am 13.09.04 11:22:11:
> Hi,
> Christina Boeckler writes:
> > i am running sarge on an g3 newworld powerbook
> Which model?  There are two NewWorld PowerBooks with G3 processors,
> the Lombard and the Pismo.  You can easily recognise them, the Lombard
> has a SCSI port at the rear while the Pismo has two Firewire ports.
> > and with a standard debian 2.4.26-powerpc-pmac kernel almost
> > everything is fine. but when i want to upgrade to a 2.6.7-powerpc
> > kernel, my network is not recognised anymore :
> [...]
> > the same happens with the 2.4.26-powerpc-small-pmac kernel.
> [...]
> > following the discussion on this list i installed discover1, but it
> > did not help ...
> From the symptoms, I would assume that you have a Lombard and need to
> load the bmac driver manually (the Pismo has a gmac ethernet card, and
> it's sungem driver is found nicely by discover).  Try and run the
> command 'modprobe bmac' while running the 2.6.7 kernel, and if that
> works add a line containing just 'bmac' to the file /etc/modules.
> Regards, Jens.
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