[CentOS] centos on intel D945GCLF board

ABBAS KHAN bashukhan at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 14:20:05 UTC 2008


Is this the kernel module used for the LAN card driver?

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On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 7:11 AM, Janez Košmrlj <janezkosmr at volja.net> wrote:

> 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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