[lfs-support] Ethernet Card Not Found

Alan Feuerbacher alanf00 at comcast.net
Mon Nov 25 17:32:29 PST 2013


On 11/25/2013 11:50 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Dan McGhee wrote:

>>> r8169                  71677  0
>>> mii                    13527  1 r8169
>
> Looking at the help in the kernel for CONFIG_R8169:
>
> Selects: FW_LOADER [=y] && CRC32 [=y] && MII [=y]

How does one access this "help"?

> so mii is probably selected automatically.  The question the above line
> gives me is whether there is a firmware blob for this card.

What is a "firmware blob"?

Alan




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