Discussion in ‘ Processors and Motherboards ‘ started by Dabeegmon , Dec 21, Terry Kennedy , Dec 22, Terry Kennedy Well-Known Member. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Or do you have to use an unofficial installer or add unofficial packages for the firmware?

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Debian Wheezy, Dell PowerEdge and Broadcom NetXtreme II / bnx2 driver

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Both, lenny and squeeze, more specific: What was interesting was that in a regular install adding these two files in didn’t seem to ‘take’. With Dell it is also possible and likely that the NIC uses non-free drivers. Use IP configure or gui to configure. Thanking you all for tips and ideas.


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It would therefore make more sense to ask if Debian supports the Dell machine. It is dbeian to annoying to start over an installation or build a usb stick with the correct driver. Visit the following links: Feel like helping out your fellow labber? Find More Posts by AwesomeMachine.

Some mean “it will run”. He could have informed us about the installed NIC.

Installing Debian Squeeze on DELL PowerEdge R710 via DRAC

Keep piracy discussion off of this subreddit. I am not a fan of reinstalling, but without network connection I don’t see how you can install the non-free firmaware.

Correct install of missing bnx2 firmware? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. I did try to bring up the eno1 interface however, the terminal came up with something a long the lines of “Eno1 interface unknown” Here’s some pics http: I thought this was going to be a simple OS install. Others mean “it won’t void nerwork warranty”. One other thing I will point out is that since Debian is very idealist about software freedom they have separated a lot of firmware out of the kernel the deliver as part of the networm installer.


Will the network adapters be supported, and will the storage controllers be supported under Linux. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

What’s the specific version of Debian you are running and if possible what are the specs of your server. Zoredache k 29 Before posting please read the wiki, there is always content being added and vebian could save you a lot of time and hassle.

DabeegmonDec 22, It is quite a bit more difficult to get a storage controller working over a network card. I’m loading onto a thumb drive and USB 2.

However, looks like Debian isn’t allowing me to connect via ethernet.