Subject: Re: proposed pax changes (was Big problems with snapshot/20000226, part 1)
To: Greywolf <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/06/2000 14:37:08
On Sun, Mar 05, 2000 at 11:44:58AM -0800, Greywolf wrote:
> [*] While we're at it, could we *please* add the NIC drivers?!?  I was
> 	*seriously* hosed to the point that my only recourse was to burn
> 	myself a CD because the install kernel couldn't attach to my
> 	ethernet card ("not configured") (and I don't *have* forty or so
> 	floopies by which to do a floppy install).  I've seen remarks that
> 	we're approaching the space threshold.  Are we close enough that
> 	adding support for a couple of the more common ethernet cards
> 	(ex*!)  is out of the question?

It's sure possible that a NIC driver was missed (happened in the past) but
for sure the ex driver is in the INSTALL kernel. What boot floppy did
you use ?

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.