[Udpcast] embedding driver

Knight Samar knightsamar at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 16:49:48 CET 2009


Thanks a lot Alan and Michael! :)

I will get back to you after trying out both the things.

I was looking for a driver for network card RTL8168. Its not supported by
the udpcast kernel.

Regards,
Samar

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Michael D. Setzer II <
mikes at kuentos.guam.net> wrote:

> What is the driver you are looking for?
> I saw the reply from Alan, but a possible option that might work.
> I have a project called g4l, which does images using local and ftp options
> mainly, but does also include udpcast. If it recognizes your nic, you might
> be
> able to use it. I had udp-reciever setup as an option on the menu, but the
> udp-sender has to be run manually, so might be more than you want to do.
>
> So, you can download the latest g4l version 0.29 from sourceforge, and see
> if it does recognize the card. Then the issue would be are you doing a full
> disk image or a partition image. You will also, have to figure how the disk
> is
> recognized by g4l. It uses the standard kernels, and the disk may show up
> at
> /dev/hda instead of /dev/sda. My systems with regular ide drives are
> /dev/hda, but with Fedora the come up as /dev/sda, so it doesn't matter,
> but
> you need the right device to get it to work.
>
> Also, how many machines are you doing? If it is a limited number, a regular
> image could be done, and then restore via g4l regularly. Also, which OS are
> your machines. G4L has ntfsclone, which is faster than an image copy of
> ntfs
> partitions, but would need to know the setup.
>
> Hope this helps...
>
>
> On 11 Feb 2009 at 18:36, Knight Samar wrote:
>
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > The pre-build kernel for udpcast doesn't include driver for my network
> card hence all my pcs only
> > boot up and can't accept ip address.
> >
> > How do I including the driver's .ko file in such a way that it is
> available for the kernel to use ?
> > I tried the files executables to be added to image option in
> cast-o-matic, but that doesn't work.
> >
> > Please help!
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Samar
>
>
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