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Wolf J. Flywheel wrote:
>>My PowerMac 7500 has a built-in 10baseT port and an AUII port. Which
>>one gets activated with the default kernel on the 1.4_rc6 boot CD? I
> Is this during the installation, or afterward? I believe the most-used
> networking options are built into the LiveCD kernel, so modprobe would
> not accomplish anything if the ones you need are built in.
> You say it's plugged into a hub -- is this Mac going to need to go
> through DHCP, or NAT, or something in order to get an IP? You may be out
> of the realm of PPC-specific stuff in that case. :)
I figured it out. The kernel on the LiveCD had built-in support for the AUII
port, not the built-in 10baseT port. Fortunately, I had a 10baseT AUII dongle
from my now retired Performa 6100. I plugged that in I could access the network.
It was necessary to have networking, because I share /usr/portage via NFS from
one of my other Gentoo boxes. I'm installing on a 2Gb drive, so space is at a
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