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RE: [K12OSN] RE: K12OSN Digest, Vol 4, Issue 120



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.

Thanks.

ck

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Liam Marshall [mailto:lsrpm mts net]
>Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 2:36 PM
>To: carl snarlnet com; Support list for opensource software in schools.
>Subject: Re: [K12OSN] RE: K12OSN Digest, Vol 4, Issue 120
>
>
>snip
>> Hey,
>>
>> Thanks for steering me in this direction.  Makes me feel a
>little stupid
>> for
>> 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.
>>
>> ck
>>
>>
>>
>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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