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Bug 69644 - Cannot NFS install with Intel 82562 onboard NIC
Cannot NFS install with Intel 82562 onboard NIC
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-07-23 21:31 EDT by Roderick Constance
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-07 14:55:01 EDT
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Description Roderick Constance 2002-07-23 21:31:39 EDT
Description of Problem:

The onboard NIC (Intel 82562) on this Tyan S2099-based system is not recognised
during the RH73 install.  Therefore I cannot install the OS via NFS.  The device
ID (8086:103a (rev. 81)) is not listed in modules/pcitable.

Although, I can install the OS via CD and load either the eepro100 or the e100
modules successfully.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RedHat 7.3 installer

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Actual Results:
No option for NFS install

Expected Results:
NFS install option

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-07-25 20:23:21 EDT
Is this an Intel i845 board?
Comment 2 Roderick Constance 2002-07-25 20:41:00 EDT
Yes, this is a i845E board.  But the particular board I was testing only had the
10/100 onboard (82562), and not the gigabit (82540).  And as I mentioned before,
the shipped e100 as well as the eepro100 worked on the 82562.  But I think the
82540 would present problems, since I didn't see an entry in the
drivers/pci/pci.ids table.  But I can't confirm this, nor do I have a device ID
for the 82540.
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-14 15:50:09 EDT
Reassigning to kernel component.
Comment 4 Need Real Name 2002-09-27 17:00:00 EDT
I'm running the Tyan S2099 GNN (dual network) board. I checked the output 
of /sbin/lspci and here are the settings I get and added to my pcitables (the 
second is the GigE controller that Intel shows as compatible with the 82542, 
82543, 82544):

0x8086 0x1039 "eepro100" "Intel Corp.|82562 Integrated Ethernet Controller"

0x8086 0x100e "e1000" "Intel Corp.|82540 Gigabit Ethernet Controller"

I have yet to verify whether these entries work with the default RH7.3 drivers.
Comment 5 Arjan van de Ven 2003-06-07 14:55:01 EDT
current errata kernels have a newer driver with more hw support

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