[CentOS] Making a driver disk for installer was Running the installer from working linux

Jason Pyeron jpyeron at pdinc.us
Wed Nov 5 17:35:55 UTC 2008


 

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> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Jason Pyeron
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> > [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Jim Perrin
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> > There are two decently good reads on this.
> > 
> > http://jkamp.com/?p=69
> > 
> > and
> >
> http://www.karan.org/blog/index.php/2005/06/15/upgrading_to_ce
> ntos4_over_a_remot
> e_vnc_c
> > 
> 
> Thanks I did not think of doing a remote install, as I had 
> console access.
> 
> I guess I could just use the "text" as a kernel option and go 
> on my merry way.
> 

Now, the network card is not recognized during install.

The machine is running 4.7 right now, without any "special" drivers.

I did a lsmod and found I am using forcedeth, I went and downloaded the
forcedeth driver disk from nvidia, but no luck. It complains now drivers for my
hardware.



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