[K12OSN] RE: K12OSN Digest, Vol 4, Issue 120
carl at snarlnet.com
Sun Jun 27 21:52:53 UTC 2004
Thanks a lot.
I'm just being lazy. The HP firmware updater requires a brand new IBM
formatted disk that hasn't been formatted by a computer, and I don't have
one. I tried another nic I had lying around, but that didn't work either,
the system wouldn't see it. I'm going to try a boot floppy that I'm
building right now. And then do the firmware thing when I can get my hands
on a virginal disk.
This list rocks.
>From: Liam Marshall [mailto:lsrpm at mts.net]
>Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 2:36 PM
>To: carl at snarlnet.com; Support list for opensource software in schools.
>Subject: Re: [K12OSN] RE: K12OSN Digest, Vol 4, Issue 120
>> Thanks for steering me in this direction. Makes me feel a
>> retyping the same things 40 times in my conf files. Anyway, I have a
>> question. Can I avoid the whole BIOS flashing business if
>I'm willing to
>> pay $10 for a new NIC? Or does the problem lie in the mobo.
>I don't know, I suppose as long as the new nic has either
>etherboot rom or
>PXE it should. My problem, which appears to be identical to
>the one you
>had, was related to an onboard nic which the upgrade to the bios solved
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