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Old 02-27-2007, 07:06 AM   #1
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Problem with ethernet card [Marvel Yukon Ethernet controller] in Fedora 4

Hi Everyone

I have installed fedora core 4 - 64 bit
It didnt detect my Ethernet is not there in the list of all supported cards.
Fedora 5 has detected it directly after the installation

My Network card is
Marvell Yukon 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller

can i install the driver for this card using the fedora 5 dvd??
If it is possible then how to install ?? please explain me in detail

If i cant install the driver from fedora 5 dvd Then how can i download it and install ??

Can any one explain me the procedure in detail???


waiting for a nice reply


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Old 02-28-2007, 12:50 AM   #2
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This sounds like the problem I had with Scientific Linux (RHEL clone). The installer did not have drivers for the ethernet chip, but the fully installed distribution did. I was able to perform the installation with a PCI plugin card (my ethernet was on the motherboard), and once the install was done, I was able to install drivers for it. I can't remember whether the drivers came with the distro, or whether I had to download them. In my case, it was a real problem, as my site normally uses network installations. If you are installing from spinning media for the whole installation, you can probably just not install any network, then load the driver/network stuff post-install (assuming you have some alternate means to load the drivers, such as from CD/DVD/FlashDisk.

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Old 03-28-2007, 08:25 AM   #3
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Thumbs down Marvel Yukon

Me too had a lot of issues on Marvel Yukon Gigabit on Redhat EL 4(update3)... I have now installed another card, and the system works fine...
Old 03-28-2007, 02:39 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by sj_johney
Me too had a lot of issues on Marvel Yukon Gigabit on Redhat EL 4(update3)... I have now installed another card, and the system works fine...
hi sj_johney

No need to install another card ....
just update the kernel to the most stable version then it will detect the network card..
i have updated the kernel and it has detected it but however i installed fedora core 6 which automatically detects since its kernel is updated one than that of in Fedora core 4


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