Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Charles Read <gentoolist@×××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] G2 on an HP dv5000... need help w/ WiFi and Ethernet
Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2006 19:35:09
Message-Id: 930A8156-59EE-47CA-81B0-F702D7D62C7D@charlesread.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] G2 on an HP dv5000... need help w/ WiFi and Ethernet by Drake Donahue
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 > > -- > gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list >
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Re: [gentoo-amd64] G2 on an HP dv5000... need help w/ WiFi and Ethernet Drake Donahue <donahue95@×××××××.net>