Michael Best spake the following on 2/28/2006 9:49 AM: > Cameron Showalter wrote: >> Mark Quitoriano wrote: >> >>> Hi Guys, >>> >>> Im trying to install CentOS 4.2 server CD, my board is p5v800-MX and for >>> some weird reason it can't detect my built-in ethernet port. Can this be >>> resolved with newer kernel version. >>> >>> -- >>> Regards, >>> Mark Quitoriano, CCNA >> >> >> >> Does centos install at all, but upon boot up not find the network card >> at all? >> >> http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=2915&forum=29 >> >> try knoppix or another cd based distros to see if the network card is >> detected. > > Even as recently as the 2.6.14 kernel it appears to have limited > support, and this user claims that only using the 2.6.15 did he get > networking support. > > http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2006-January/msg04097.html > > For a board this new Fedora Core is one of the few options that will > likely work with it. And I'm generally very unhappy with having to > upgrade Fedora Core so often. > > -Mike If Fedora core is not to your liking, install a PCI nic, or wait for CentOS 5 which should be out when upstream releases their -5 version later this year. -- MailScanner is like deodorant... You hope everybody uses it, and you notice quickly if they don't!!!!