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On Sunday 25 May 2003 13:49, Andrew Gaffney 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
In my kernel config, I have:
# Ethernet (10 or 100Mbit)
# CONFIG_MACE_AAUI_PORT is not set
I saw no reason to bother with the Apple interface, although my 8600 has
one as well.
> have a cable plugged into the built-in 10baseT port and I can't get any
> network connectivity, but the light does come on on the hub. I tried
> modprobe'ing all the modules in
> /lib/modules/whatever/kernel/drivers/net and none of them helped.
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. :)
As a useless side note, I never figured out how to get local video
working on my beige beast, so all of my access is by SSH from another
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