AW: AW: AW: [CentOS] Problems with installation

Tue Jul 18 17:44:21 UTC 2006
Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at>

Newer Broadcom gigabit controllers ? not using the standard tg3 module ?
If that's the case Dell support should give you both driver disks ...
except if Dell doesn't support RHEL 4 on such box .... :o)
Contact Dell Support to see if they have a OS install howto for RHEL 4
on your server model ...

On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 19:15 +0200, Horchler, Joerg wrote:
> I saw this too after extracting the modules. CentOS 4.3 is running a newer kernel than included in the driver disk. I then tried to install CentOS 4.2. The kernel version on this Release fits the kernel versions on driver disk. But -- CentOS 4.2 lacks support for the Broadcom Gigabit Controller of this machine. So I can't load the driver disk because network and USB are not available. 
> Now I see two options:
> Install CentOS 4.3 with an older kernel (which meens to rebuild the installation disk) or find a way to include both driver disks (megaraid_sas and bnx2) for CentOS 4.2. 
> Or install Windows Server 2003 R2 :o(

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