[CentOS] 5.2 driver for Marvell Yukon 88E8042 PCI-E Fast Ethernet controller (SOLVED)

Kurt Hansen khansen at charityweb.net
Wed Dec 10 13:39:44 UTC 2008


Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 12:15 AM, Vnpenguin <vnpenguin at vnoss.org> wrote:
>   
>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 7:05 AM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> If the 88E8042 shares the same driver as 88E8056, check out this forum thread:
>>>
>>> http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?viewmode=flat&topic_id=12895&forum=40
>>>
>>> Scroll down to note #5 and get the kABI tracking kmod-sk98lin package.
>>>  There will be no need to rebuild the driver for each kernel update.
>>>       
>> Yes, the driver sk98lin works fine for me, under 5.2
>>     
>
> Thank you for the note.  Then, the OP can go directly to:
>
> http://centos.toracat.org/ajb/sk98lin/
>
> and install the driver from there (thanks to Alan for building them).
> These kmods are not kernel version specific, so will survive kernel
> updates.
>   
It's mentioned in this thread, too:

http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=17422&forum=39

Akemi, looks like you answered this question a bunch within the past 24 
hours! :-) Thank you!

Special thanks to Alan Bartlett for building this kmod! It works for me, 
including over a kernel upgrade.

Thanks!

Kurt


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