[CentOS] p5v800-MX

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Mar 1 12:36:52 UTC 2006

Jim Perrin wrote:
>>>    A bit drastic... Disabling the onboard NIC and popping in a $10
>>>    network card
>>>    would be my suggestion.
> If this is who I think it is, we worked for a couple hours yesterday
> morning (EST) trying to get this system working. lspci shows NOTHING
> on his box, so it's new enough that even pci stuff doesn't play
> nicely. It's possible that 4.3 will fix him (or at least get pci stuff
> working) in the next month or so whenever it comes out, but for right
> now, his board is pretty much a paperweight that wastes electricity.
> If this is going to be a desktop, slapping windersXP ultimate gold pro
> platinum edition, gentoo, or maybe ubuntu on it might get it working,
> but for a system designed as a server I wouldn't trust it. Sell the
> board and use the money to buy some supported hardware. BJS actually
> linked to a decent board in an offlist post that can be had on the
> cheap. This current board isn't gonna get it in RHEL4 or centos4...
> not for a while anyway.
>>what card did you try ?
> a supported 3com if I remember, but it doesn't matter as the kernel
> can't talk to his pci controller.

ouch :)

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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