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Re: [SLE] 9.1 unable to find ethernet card at boot SOLVED
  • From: Fergus Wilde <fwilde@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 14:42:26 +0100
  • Message-id: <200405131442.26354.fwilde@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 13 May 2004 14:33, Jerome R. Westrick wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 14:57, Fergus Wilde wrote:
> > Thanks to Bruce Marshall and Jerry Westrick for pointing out that the
> > module (in this case 3c509) for the network card had probably been
> > omitted from the mkinitrd process and thus from the initial ramdisk.
> <snip>
>
> > So that your network card is in the INITRD_MODULES section. Don't know
> > why the install didn't get it in there, but now I can do remote boots I'm
> > a happy bunny on that score.
>
> <snip>
>
> I wonder if you loaded the network driver before starting the install?
> I sometime do this when I want to do a network install, haven't tried it
> yet on 9.1, but this problem didn't apper on 9.0...

No, it was a CD install, all perfectly normal. I don't remember this matter
needing any intervention before - but now Anders has made his point about the
modules.conf, I will look at that and see what it says ...
Thanks
Fergus
>
> 9.1 has the new F-Key for network install, did you use that?
>
> Jerry

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