[Udpcast] RE: Udpcast Digest, Vol 24, Issue 7

Jeff Michels michelsj at sdb.k12.wi.us
Mon Jun 20 01:27:38 CEST 2005


Hello Everyone,

I successfully compiled the kernel and was able to make an iso image.  For
this I would like to thank everyone who helped me.  I didn't realize that
compiling the Linux kernel was a fairly easy process.

I do have bad news however.  The image still didn't work after the
recompile.  After doing some investigating with Intel, I discovered that the
motherboard was custom made for MPC.  It does use the Marvell Yukon adapter
however this board currently does not have Linux support.

I tried flashing the BIOS with the standard BIOS provided by Intel but it
would not let me.  Needless to say we will not buy this specific computer
from MPC anymore.

Even though I couldn't get the onboard NIC working, I still see this as a
great learning experience.  Once again I would like to thank everyone for
their help.  In the future I will not be afraid of compiling a new kernel.
Speaking of which, I see that 2.6.12 is out.

Thanks,

Jeff Michels

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   1. Re: Marvell Yukon Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (Alain Knaff)


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Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 09:41:05 +0200
From: Alain Knaff <alain at knaff.lu>
Subject: Re: [Udpcast] Marvell Yukon Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
To: udpcast at udpcast.linux.lu
Cc: Jeff Michels <michelsj at sdb.k12.wi.us>
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On Monday 13 June 2005 13:00, D Teed wrote:
> The easiest solution for you would be if our udpcast
> developer updated the web-enabled udpcast configurator
> with the Intel Marvell Yukon ethernet support.

The Intel Marvell Yukon was already present (as "sk98lin, SysKonnect
SK-NET Gigabit Et hernet SK-98xx driver"), however I updated
cast-o-matic anyways, in order to take into account some other "new"
cards (Broadcomm 4400 10/100, ...). The new cast-o-matic now also has
the module name in the label, rather than only the description.

Regards,

Alain



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