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Old 03-07-2005, 05:38 AM   #16
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Quote:
Originally posted by Siamak
calchas, can you give me the link where I can download the 2.6 kernel which you are alludeing to (if that is in fact what you recommend that I do). I guess this is what I should do before using the command
modprobe tg3
which you suggested above?
You should try the command right away. Your installation should have it already. Which distro are you using?
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Originally posted by Siamak -ERBRMN and calchas, I do in fact have windows installed on my laptop. I am not sure if I have kudzu How What command should I give to check? According to iZvi (see several messages above) I have a Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5705M ethernet card. What should I do now?
You don't really need kudzu if you already know which hardware you have. The Broadcom NeXtreme uses the tg3 kernel module for it's driver. So, you will only need to load it into your kernel with the modprobe command.

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Old 03-07-2005, 07:15 PM   #17
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I get the following message when I type "modprobe tg3" at the Konsole prompt:


/lib/modules/2.4.20-8smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o: init_module: No such device
Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
You may find more information in syslog or the ouput from dmesg
/lib/modules/2.4.20-8smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o: insmod /lib/modules/2.4.20-8smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o failed
/lib/modules/2.4.20-8smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o: insmod tg3 failed


I'm not sure what it means?
 
Old 03-07-2005, 07:38 PM   #18
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HI Siamak

If you could , please write here the step which is instal or configure network.

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I have configure Network adapter when it was not detect (kudzu, ...) following step:

1. Download driver for linux (extract) and read README.
(Before install, You need install RedHat kernel course )
2. Install or make .... (like on readme)
3. insmod XXXXX . (install module. XXXXX - network name)
4. /sbin/lsmod (display all instaled module in your computer)
4. Configure IP and other (ifconfig eth0 ...... netmask ..... up )
5. You can see (network, resolv.conf, hosts, ...)

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Old 03-07-2005, 07:42 PM   #19
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Quote:
Originally posted by Siamak
I get the following message when I type "modprobe tg3" at the Konsole prompt:


/lib/modules/2.4.20-8smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o: init_module: No such device
Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
You may find more information in syslog or the ouput from dmesg
/lib/modules/2.4.20-8smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o: insmod /lib/modules/2.4.20-8smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o failed
/lib/modules/2.4.20-8smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o: insmod tg3 failed


I'm not sure what it means?
Have you add (install) kernel course?
 
Old 03-07-2005, 10:04 PM   #20
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Originally posted by ERBRMN:
Have you add (install) kernel course?
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No, I guess this is part of the conversation I was having with calchas above (I have Redhat Linux version 9.1 installed on my laptop). What do you suggest I do? Do you have the link?
 
Old 03-07-2005, 10:10 PM   #21
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Quote:
Originally posted by Siamak

No, I guess this is part of the conversation I was having with calchas above (I have Redhat Linux version 9.1 installed on my laptop). What do you suggest I do? Do you have the link?
When install some network addapter, it need kernel source.
(Sorry, i have mistake my lst message. not course, it is kernal source)

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I found these on ftp.redhat.com:

RHEL 4 beta (nahant):
/pub/redhat/linux/beta/nahant/en/WS/<arch>/SRPMS
kernel-2.6.8-1.528.2.10.src.rpm

RHEL 3:
/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/3/en/os/<arch>/SRPMS
kernel-2.4.21-4.EL.src.rpm

RHEL 2:
/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/<arch>/SRPMS
kernel-2.4.9-e.3.src.rpm
 
Old 03-07-2005, 10:27 PM   #22
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ERBRMN, 2 questions:

-Which of the 3 do I want? I'm not sure what the difference is, or if there is a write one...

-Will I be able to make the installation directly from my laptop? I mean, what steps should I follow in making the installation.

Thanks a lot!
 
Old 03-07-2005, 11:00 PM   #23
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To Siamak

>>> Which of the 3 do I want? I'm not sure what the difference is, or if there is a write one...

All this 3 are kernal source for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2, 3 and 4.
Just I remember that you have used Redhat 9.
So you could find kernel source from your installation CD.


>>> Will I be able to make the installation directly from my laptop?
>>> I mean, what steps should I follow in making the installation.

I have get following installation manual note from README file which is your network addapter file.
(http://www.e-14.com/drivers/downloaddrivers.php -> BCM57xx Drivers)
May be you read it. I said step is following notes from 1 to 5

Building Driver From TAR File
=============================

The following are general guidelines for installing the driver. Refer to
DISTRIB.TXT for additional installation notes for various Linux distributions.

1. Create a directory and extract the files:

tar xvzf bcm5700-<version>.tar.gz

2. Build the driver bcm5700.o as a loadable module for the running kernel:

cd src
make

3. Test the driver by loading it:

insmod bcm5700.o
or
insmod bcm5700.ko (on 2.6.x kernels)

If loading the driver on Red Hat 7.3, 2.1 AS or other newer kernels with the
tg3 driver, refer to the "Removing tg3 Driver" in DISTRIB.TXT before loading
the driver.

4. Install the driver and man page:

make install

See RPM instructions above for the location of the installed driver.

5. To configure network protocol and address, refer to various Linux
documentations.
 
Old 03-16-2005, 02:51 AM   #24
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ERBRMN, thanks a lot! A couple of more question:

So, I go to the web page which you recommended:

http://www.e-14.com/drivers/downloaddrivers.php -> BCM57xx Drivers

I believe I see 4 possible options there:
Linux (i386, IA64, and x86-64) 7.3.5 07/29/04 668KB
Linux BASP (i386) 6.2.9 07/29/04 560KB
Linux BASP (IA64) 6.2.9 07/29/04 605KB
Linux BASP (x86-64)
Which one do I want?
 
Old 03-16-2005, 11:29 AM   #25
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Quote:
Originally posted by Siamak
ERBRMN, thanks a lot! A couple of more question:

So, I go to the web page which you recommended:

http://www.e-14.com/drivers/downloaddrivers.php -> BCM57xx Drivers

I believe I see 4 possible options there:
Linux (i386, IA64, and x86-64) 7.3.5 07/29/04 668KB
Linux BASP (i386) 6.2.9 07/29/04 560KB
Linux BASP (IA64) 6.2.9 07/29/04 605KB
Linux BASP (x86-64)
Which one do I want?
All i386, ia64 and x86_64 are CPU architectures.
BASP = Broadcom Advanced Server Program.

I hope you could get someinformation this site:

http://lkml.org/faq/lkmlfaq-6.html

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>>> Linux (i386, IA64, and x86-64) 7.3.5 07/29/04 668KB
This is Broadcom BCM5700 (i think not same your notebook) Linux Driver which i read it from readme.txt and distrib.txt

>>> Linux BASP (i386) 6.2.9 07/29/04 560KB = Intel 80386 (i386) architecture
http://futura.disca.upv.es/~eso/en/t...uitectura.html

>>> Linux BASP (IA64) 6.2.9 07/29/04 605KB = IA-64 platform
http://sverre.home.cern.ch/sverre/Li...4_project.html
http://www.linuxia64.org/

>>> Linux BASP (x86-64) = AMD 64 bit platform
http://www.x86-64.org/

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So you can choose good one for your notebook following 3.

"basplnx-{version}.i386.tgz" is the tar archive for i386 platform,
"basplnx-{version}.ia64.tgz" is the tar archive for IA-64 platform,
"basplnx-{version}.x86_64.tgz" is the tar archive for AMD 64 bit platform.
 
  


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