WOW thanks! I got the ethernet to work. I did 'lspci' and saw a
listing for the Broadcom BCM4318 controller, I used genkernel to make
my kernel, so does the fact that it showed up in 'lspci' mean that I
already have a driver for it?
On Mar 6, 2006, at 1:21 PM, Drake Donahue wrote:
> lspci is part of pciutils, running "emerge pciutils" should produce
> running "ls -l /lib/modules" should produce a directory name in the
> format '2.6.15-gentoo-r5' exact name depending on what kernel you
> compiled. running
> find /lib/modules/2.6.15-gentoo-r5 -type f -iname '*.o' -or -iname
> (where "2.6.15-gentoo-r5" is replaced by your kernel name and all is
> typed on one line) will produce the list of modules you compiled with
> the kernel.
> from the handbook:7.e. Configuring Kernel Modules
> Configuring the Modules
> You should list the modules you want automatically loaded
> in /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6. You can add extra options to
> modules too if you want.
> To view all available modules, run the following find command. Don't
> forget to substitute "<kernel version>" with the version of the kernel
> you just compiled:
> Code Listing 18: Viewing all available modules
> # find /lib/modules/<kernel version>/ -type f -iname '*.o' -or -
> iname '*.ko'
> For instance, to automatically load the 3c59x.o module, edit the
> kernel-2.6 file and enter the module name in it.
> Code Listing 19: Editing /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6
> # nano -w /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6
> Code Listing 20: /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6
> On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 11:26 -0500, Charles Read wrote:
>> Hey everybody!
>> I just got an HP Pavillion dv5000 with the Turion 64 chip, I used
>> the gentoo x86-64 discs and the install went well
> the livecd was 2006.0 or 2005.?
>> , the system boots
>> fine. But gentoo doesnt recognize my built-in wifi (by Broadcom I
>> think, but I can't seem to find out which chipset it uses)
> run lspci and see if it identifies the wifi
> was kernel configured to support wifi? and your card?
>> and it
>> also doesnt recognize my ethernet card (I think a Realtek 8139
>> 810x ),
> run lspci and see if it identifies the ethernet card
>> I have tried 'modprobe 8139cp'
> this this will produce only if the kernel was configured for 8139C+
> (10/100mbit) support as a module and the card is 8139C+
>> but ifconfig shows only lo.
> run modprobe 8139too, this will produce only if the kernel was
> configured for 8139 support as a module and the card is 8139/8129/810x
> run modprobe r8169, this will produce only if the kernel was
> for 8169 (gigabit) support as a module and the card is 8169
>> haven't messed w/ linux in a while, can somebody please point me in
>> the right direction? I have tried googling but I am evidently
>> missing something.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Charles Read
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