Intel ethernet adapter + driver issues

Dean Johnson dtj at
Fri Aug 23 07:27:25 PDT 2002

On Thu, 2002-08-22 at 12:36, Mark Hahn wrote:
> > and TFTP ), but the machine I am trying to install has a very new Intel
> > motherboard, w/ dual onboard Gigabit NICs.  This adapter requires the
> > latest Intel e1000 driver, so I have to build it into the initrd ( the
> > modules are contained w/in a gzipped cpio archive w/in the initrd image
> I'm running 2.4.20-pre2 or 5 on my dual/xeon/gigabit machine;
> the driver that's in those kernels is a cleaned up version of Intel's,
> I think.  it certainly seems to work well, and seems to be recommended.

The stock Redhat 7.3 versions of e1000 seem to work just fine and we
have been beating on them alot as of late. 


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