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Hello! I recently installed Yoper Linux (yesterday), and, I have a problem. I need to get my ethernet card working. I have found the drivers, and have all those ducks ...
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- 10-14-2004 #1
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- Oct 2004
nvnet drivers and kernel sources problem
I recently installed Yoper Linux (yesterday), and, I have a problem. I need to get my ethernet card working. I have found the drivers, and have all those ducks in quite the row. However, the installer needs the kernel source (22.214.171.124-3), and, well, all I can find on the FTP mirrors of yoper.com are SRPM's.
Is it possible to unpack the SRPM so that it's a normal directory, or .tar.gz? All I need to do is point the installer to the directory of the kernel sources, and, well, I tried it with the stock 126.96.36.199 from kernel.org, but since it's a patched version that I'm using, it won't work.
Thanks for your time,
- 10-14-2004 #2
Why not just use the Yoper software installation tool (whatever it's called) to install the kernel source from Yoper's SRPM?"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime, doubly so."
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- 10-17-2004 #3
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- Aug 2004
nvnet should be implemented in all 2.6.8 series kernels. Have you tried install 188.8.131.52-7 using apt-get or synaptic?
You could also try
if it happens that your kernel does have the module and it just isn't being loaded at boot.