[PlanetCCRMA] problems with installing fc8

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Nov 7 13:38:52 PST 2008

On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 12:08 -0800, Oded Ben-Tal wrote:
> >
> > Odd, I've never had problems with the wired ethernet port on any of the
> > ThinkPads I've used over the years.
> Yes, I was shocked when it didn't work. But when I read some of the fine 
> print I discovered that I'll need to compile intel drivers and, hope, that 
> they're compatible with the kernel.
> I presume I'll than need to repeat the process after I install the ccrma 
> kernels...
> Oy

Fun fun fun...
Or you might try to transfer the latest kernel package you can find via
a usb stick and see if that includes a driver for that hardware.
Hardware moves too fast... (for example a motherboard I have here does
not have wired ethernet under the original Fedora 9 kernel, but
recognizes it will the current kernel upgrade). 

-- Fernando

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