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Ryan Fantus wrote:
> It would be nice to see some of Apple's new intel hardware covered on
> an installation LiveCD. The one thing I'm referring to is the
> following. I'll just C/P from
> http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Apple_MacBook to show you what I'm
> talking about. It's on the newer MacBooks, the ones manufactured
> after Nov 2007. There is a networking problem that causes one to have
> to install via a Ubuntu livecd, which is definately not a preferred
> installation method. It is as follows:
> Only on NEW Macbooks manufactured after Nov 2007
> The newer Models include a Marvell Network Controller that seems to be
> not supported by the Kernel. (See lspci section for more info) Goto
> , download the driver and follow the README to get it working.
> Note: Support for the network card has been added in the 2.6.23-R3
> Kernel. Just build 'SysKonnect Yukon2' into the kernel and all is
> It is not possible to install to a MacBook with the Minimal CD, which
> would be preferred. Thanks.
File a bug requesting that this driver be enabled in the kernel (if the kernel
we use it new enough) along with the name of CONFIG_* option for it.
Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer Catalyst/Installer + x86 release coordinator
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