[Bdi4emc-help] kernel source

Paul bdi-emc at ntlworld.com
Fri Dec 30 22:33:47 CET 2005

Hi David

On Friday 30 December 2005 18:37, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 30 December 2005 11:34, David Szakovits wrote:
> >the bdi-4.38 install went well for me, except
> >networking.   in the past i have used the NFORCE
> >drivers from nvidia to get the network card to work.
> Thats not required.  There is a working, reverse engineered, nforce2
> driver for that, called 'forcedeth' in the kernel config, all you have
> to do it turn it on and build it.

Arrrgg... Missed the fact it was NetWork drivers, not the video driver. 
Apologies for the Homer moment.

CC=gcc-2.95 sh NFORCE-Linux-x86-1.0-0310-pkg1.run 

compiled the nvnet.ko module for me. As Gene pointed out, there is a GPL n/w 
driver already in the kernel - Even better, it is already compiled as a 
loadable module in the package. Look for forcedeth.ko 
in /lib/modules/

Regards, Paul.

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