[Udpcast] Marvell Yukon Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

D Teed dteed at artistic.ca
Mon Jun 13 13:00:40 CEST 2005


He doesn't need new software, he needs driver support.

Any of the suggested alternatives might be met with the same
problem if they don't have this chipset's integrated NIC
supported in their kernel yet.

I'd think that if they have a system that works with udpcast,
it will be less effort to make a kernel and modules
that support the NIC, than reinvent the process around
different software.

The easiest solution for you would be if our udpcast
developer updated the web-enabled udpcast configurator
with the Intel Marvell Yukon ethernet support.

If you are familiar with compiling your own kernel
from a Linux machine, you could go that way and use
the udpcast boot image generator.

Later today I'll check the kernel sources and see
if that Intel device is available in the vanilla kernels.

--Donald Teed

On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, Michael D. Setzer II wrote:

> You might want to check out g4l (use the sourceforge right now,
> since the freshmeat site links to my server at the college, and the T-
> 1 line has been down for the last 4 hours).
>
> G4L does images using dd, gzip, lzop, bzip, and I added the option
> of using udpcast. I've used it a couple of time, but more often have
> used the udpcast boot disk, since these all have 3com cards.
>
> Might be easier to boot from the g4l cd, and then run the udpcast
> from the raw / network use menu.
>
> If someone doesn't come across with a better solution.
>
>
> On 12 Jun 2005 at 17:01, Jeff Michels wrote:
>
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > Our school district has been using udpcast for over a year with great success. Recently our
> > district has been purchasing computers with Intel motherboards using onboard Marvell Yukon
> > Ethernet adaptors. I am new to Linux and would like to know how to include the module for the
> > adaptor into the PXE image. We are installing five new computer labs this summer. Currently to
> > image these new computers, I open up the computer and add a PCI network card. This will be
> > time consuming with each lab containing 30 computers.
> >
> > I™ve been using the online image generator to create the PXE images we use on our image
> > server. The Intel Motherboard used on the computers is the D915GAV. Downloads for the board
> > can be found here:
> >
> > http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df-external/Product_Filter.aspx?ProductID=1673&lang=eng
> >
> > I guess I™m not sure where to start. If someone could help me or just point me in the right
> > direction, I would appreciate it. Thank you in advance for you help.
> >
> > Jeff Michels
> > Technology Support Specialist
> > School District of Beloit
> > (608) 361-4087
> >
> >
>
>
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