Re: 3com problem
The 3c59x module is built into the kernel, just configure your network and it will
work. You do not have to load any modules. There should be a multiple-line entry
when the box starts up and the NIC is identified. This system works so slick that I
have 2 3c905's that I slap into a box just to simplify my life. Then I switch later
to a different card if I want to.
Do the basic stuff--partition the hd, select keyboard, initialize hd partitions, and
then configure networking (yes, this is a little bit out of order.) After that, get
the kernel and modules via ftp, then the base system via ftp. I have a T-1 right here
in my office, and this has got to be the best system around.
Piotr Chudykowski wrote:
> I'm trying to install the base system via ftp, but I can't
> because the drivers in the potato release doesn't have
> support for my NIC (3Com 905). What can I do - please
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- 3com problem
- From: "Piotr Chudykowski" <CHUDPI@mail.snc.edu>