Bug 12304 - Installer fails to probe NIC
Installer fails to probe NIC
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-06-15 11:50 EDT by Wade Minter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-15 17:41:13 EDT
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Description Wade Minter 2000-06-15 11:50:04 EDT
Running on an old IBM P100, 80MB RAM, 3c509 ISA NIC.

The installer didn't probe for the NIC at all, leading to no network setup.

Running "modprobe 3c509" post-install got the NIC driver working.
Comment 1 Wade Minter 2000-06-15 11:59:57 EDT
Additional note - this was during a Custom install.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-06-15 17:41:11 EDT
The installer does no ISA card probing.

If you enter

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at the boot prompt then you should be prompted for ISA type cards.

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