Bug#492878: lenny installer -dosen't detect Broadcom ethernet adapter - Debian

This is a discussion on Bug#492878: lenny installer -dosen't detect Broadcom ethernet adapter - Debian ; I added the firmware from the firmware-bnx2 package into the initrd (we pxeboot the servers) to fix this FWIW. You can't download it via udeb since it could be the network adapter you are trying to use! Adrian -- Email: ...

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  1. Bug#492878: lenny installer -dosen't detect Broadcom ethernet adapter

    I added the firmware from the firmware-bnx2 package into the initrd
    (we pxeboot the servers) to fix this FWIW.

    You can't download it via udeb since it could be the network adapter
    you are trying to use!

    Adrian
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  2. Bug#492878: lenny installer -dosen't detect Broadcom ethernet adapter

    On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 08:51:54PM +0000, Adrian Bridgett wrote:
    > I added the firmware from the firmware-bnx2 package into the initrd
    > (we pxeboot the servers) to fix this FWIW.
    >
    > You can't download it via udeb since it could be the network adapter
    > you are trying to use!

    http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/.../msg00005.html
    is the current status of the issue.
    Cheers,
    -- Guido



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