[CentOS] Tyan K8SE (S2892) / nForce Pro Experiences (Clarification)

Bryan J. Smith <b.j.smith@ieee.org> thebs413 at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 10 20:54:22 UTC 2005

From: "Hilliard, Jay" <Jay.Hilliard at disney.com>
> I'm trying RHEL4 U1 on an HP xw9300 (nForce4).
> So far, I can't get dhcp to work after it pxe boots (nfs install).

Is it running at 1000Mbps or 100Mbps?
If the former, get the nForce package and switch to the "nvnet" driver.
Let me know if it doesn't fix the problem (then it's an off-chipset NIC).

> I installed from CD's and everthing seems fine so far.  Haven't tried 
> nvidia's driver yet, but I know the x86_64 driver is going to tell me I 
> have to run Kernel 2.6.11 or greater.

?  I didn't understand that last point.  ?

Bryan J. Smith   mailto:b.j.smith at ieee.org

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