Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 300101
Choice of network card for installation is broken.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:16 EST
When I try a network installation I'm offered two network cards -- my internal
Broadcom wireless, and the wired Ethernet device. In that order -- called 'eth0'
Since we don't have firmware for the bcm43xx in our installer images, I didn't
choose that one -- I chose the wired device.
It didn't work:
11:48:09 INFO : going to pick interface
11:48:17 INFO : going to do getNetConfig
11:48:17 INFO : eth1 is not a wireless adapter
11:48:20 DEBUG : waiting for link eth1...
11:48:24 DEBUG : 0 seconds.
11:48:24 DEBUG : sending anaconda-Linux 2.6.23-0.187.rc6.git7.fc8 ppc as dhcp
11:48:25 DEBUG : dhcp: ioctl SIOCGIFFLAGS failed: 19 No such device
For kicks I then tried selecting the wireless device... and then it brought up
the wired device (which the kernel seems to be calling 'eth0'), and worked fine.
(For a whole few seconds until it crashed when I selected 'upgrade' instead of
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 299351 ***