LiveCD Network Card Detected but not Loaded

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Thu Feb 14 03:26:17 PST 2008


Charles wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I have a Marvell Yukon 88E8039 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller. When I
> booted from the LiveCD 6.3-r2160, the kernel found the network card
> and lspci could correctly display the full name while my Knoppix would
> display a Marvell Yukon unknown Controller. But the funny thing is
> that I couldn't find anything like eth0 in /dev, and the network card
> didn't function at all, no signal lights were working. I don't know
> what is the problem, can anyone help me?
> 
> Charles

well, one option would be to get the linux drivers from Marvell
http://www.marvell.com/drivers/driverDisplay.do?dId=153&pId=36
[ base linux drivers for 2.4 kernel and newer, fedora is mentioned. so
may be fedora binaries ]



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