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From: Charles Read <gentoolist@...>
Subject: Re: G2 on an HP dv5000... need help w/ WiFi and Ethernet
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2006 14:32:11 -0500
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?

THX!

On Mar 6, 2006, at 1:21 PM, Drake Donahue wrote:

> lspci is part of pciutils, running "emerge pciutils" should produce  
> it.
> 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
> '*.ko'
> "
> (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  
> the
> 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
>
>
> 3c59x
>
> 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  
> configured
> for 8169 (gigabit) support as a module and the card is 8169
>
>>   I
>> 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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