[CentOS] Release 4.4 and MPC51 ethernet controller
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Sun Sep 3 02:49:17 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 10:35 -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 11:00 -0400, Jerry Geis wrote:
> > When using 4.4 to install on gigabyte GA-M51GM-S2 motherboard
> > basically an Nforce 410/430 chipset then network is not initially detect to
> > perform a network install. It let me attempt to manually select a driver
> > but I
> > do not see the driver in the list.
> > After installing the network works and the forcedeth driver is loaded.
> > Is there a way to get this driver detected or manually loaded?
> > THanks,
> > jerry
> > _______________________________________________
> According to the upstream release notes ... this is supposed to be fixed
> on 4.4
> From rom the kernel changelog and release notes:
> -amd74xx: add pci ids for Nvidia MCP51
> -Update 4 adds Nvidia nForce 430/MCP51 IDE support
I think the issue is with the Realtek RTL8211 Gigabit Ethernet
controller that the board uses and not the nVidia chipset.
A quick solution might be to find any 10/100 NIC and see if that works
instead. I looked and did not find what module to load for the RTL-8211
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