[CentOS] Adding new drivers to the pxeboot initrd/kernel

Wed May 28 15:58:56 UTC 2008
Drew Weaver <drew.weaver at thenap.com>

Drew Weaver wrote:
>   Does anyone have a howto or documentation on how to add new drivers to
> the pxeboot initrd/kernel? It appears that although some newer dells
> (t300) have Broadcom NetXtreme IIs in them, 4.6 won't recognize them for
> some reason (possibly because they're dual port?)

You can use a driver disk hosted on either the install media or a usb
key / floppy disk / cd-r

Unfortunately we do our installs via PXE remotely, so it would be difficult, there is no way to modify the pxeboot initrd?