Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 2355
non-working network install with pcmcia NIC
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:49 EDT
When using the bootnet boot floppy image to do an ftp-
install and specifying the use of pcmcia (this is a laptop
with a pcmcia NIC) the install procedure still tries to
load a "regular" NIC card driver instead of giving the
option to have the pcmcia-module handle it. since there is
no other NIC in the machine and no option to skip the step
i am unable to perform the ftp (or any other network-)
i remember the RH5.2 install program being more intelligent
and allowing it!
washtenaw development council
FYI: after loading the PCMCIA modules from the supplemental disks
they appear to work just fine. lights come on and everything. so the
network card seems to work at the moment when the installer asks me
to identify the NIC from the menu.
what pcmcia card are you using?
the pcmcia card is a linksys etherfast 10/100 which works fine and
dandy under my current RH5.2 (using the pcnet_cs module) and it works
fine with the latest updates to the pcmcia package.
Just started installing RH 6.0
no problem found.
i guess that makes this trouble ticket moot. :)
Problem was fixed with 6.0 installation, so bug has been discarded.