[CentOS] centos on intel D945GCLF board

Janez Košmrlj janezkosmr at volja.net
Tue Aug 19 14:11:32 UTC 2008


I tried kernel-2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.x86_64.
I know of the driver on the Intel page, but I would like a system that 
works out of the box. So I can update it any time, since this system 
will be a router and it will be connected to the internet 24/7.


 <http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5.2/updates/x86_64/RPMS/kernel-2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.x86_64.rpm>      


ABBAS KHAN wrote:
> Here is the driver, provided for Intel for the board.
> http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?ProductID=2916&DwnldID=16242&lang=eng 
> <http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?ProductID=2916&DwnldID=16242&lang=eng>
>
> You can compile it and give it a try as a last resort, if everything 
> else fails.
> Could you please tell the version of kernal you're using?
> A simple search showed that this LAN card has a lot of issues with kernal.
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 6:38 AM, Janez Košmrlj <janezkosmr at volja.net 
> <mailto:janezkosmr at volja.net>> wrote:
>
>     I know that disabling the LAN in BIOS works. The problem is that I
>     need the on-board card, since I am trying to build a home router
>     and I need 2 LAN cards for that. And the board has only one PCI slot.
>
>     ABBAS KHAN wrote:
>
>         I've Intel DG31PR with almost same Realtek chipset. Disabling
>         / enabling on board LAN from the BIOS works flawlessly.
>         You can make sure if the board is certified at
>         hardware.redhat.com <http://hardware.redhat.com>
>         <http://hardware.redhat.com>.
>
>         I guess to test kernal you can use CentOS Live CD and the
>         dmesg tool as well.
>
>         Good luck!
>
>
>
>         On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 6:22 AM, Janez Košmrlj
>         <janezkosmr at volja.net <mailto:janezkosmr at volja.net>
>         <mailto:janezkosmr at volja.net <mailto:janezkosmr at volja.net>>>
>         wrote:
>
>            Hi,
>            I am trying to install centos on the intel D945GCLF board.
>         It's a
>            mini-ITX board with the atom processor and it uses the Realtek
>            RTL8102EL LAN chipset. When I disable the on-board LAN card it
>            installs  and runs OK, but when I enable it, I get kernel
>         panic at
>            boot.
>            The board runs perfectlj with Fedora 9 (with the latest
>         kernel) or
>            with Ubuntu server.
>
>            My question is: is there some way to run centos on this board
>            (test kernel, i can try for example)?
>
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