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Re: problem with broadcom 5705 and kickstart



Thanks for your answer

I will try as soon as i can download the driver.

but in what you said don't i have to edit the file pcitables in the
initrd.img file?



Le lun 06/10/2003 à 20:45, Stephen Mah a écrit :
> Eric,
> 
> I had to download the drivers from broadcom.com
> 
> They had a driver that works in the kernel-BOOT environment as well a 
> driver for the OS.
> 
> I had to make a new version of the boot.iso image to include the new module.
> 
> 
> First you then have to modify the initrd.img to include the driver:
> for example:
> 
> zcat -9 initrd.img >> initrd.img.un
> mount -o loop initrd.img.un loop/
> 
> edit modules-info file: add:
> bcm5700
>          eth
>          "BCM5700 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Driver"
> 
> Modify modules.cgz
> zcat modules.cgz  > modules.cpio
> cpio -i --make-directories < modules.cpio
> this creates the directory: 2.4.20-8BOOT
> copy desired modules into this 2.4.20-8BOOT folder.
> Ie: bcm5700.o
> recompress, etc....
> 
> steve
> 
> 
> Eric Doutreleau wrote:
> > I 'm trying to kickstart a laptop with a broadcom 5705 card.
> > i use the boot.iso file to install from a ftp server but the card
> > isn't reckoknize during the initial dhcp call.
> > 
> > Has someone already succefully kickstarting a machine with a
> > broadcom 5705 with RH9
> > 
> > Thanks in advance for any anwser
> > 
> > 
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> 
> 
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