[CentOS] centos on intel D945GCLF board

Michel van Deventer michel at van.deventer.cx
Tue Aug 19 14:32:14 UTC 2008


Hi,

I use the same board for my backupserver. I just added a gigabit Intel
card to the board (on the pci bus) and all went well. No more issues
with realtek hardware.


On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 07:20 -0700, ABBAS KHAN wrote:
> Is this the kernel module used for the LAN card driver?
> 
> r8169
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 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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