Debian on 1650 with e1000 (fwd)

Michael_E_Brown@Dell.com Michael_E_Brown at Dell.com
Fri Mar 22 09:30:01 CST 2002


Yes, 1650 has an IDE controller. The CD-ROM is connected to it. I don't know
how you would tell Debian not to use it. You may want to try "ide=nodma".
Are you installing debian off of a CD?
--
Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: G. Barros [mailto:listmail at exodusgroup.net]
> Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 9:27 AM
> To: Michael E Brown; linux-poweredge at exchange.dell.com
> Subject: Re: Debian on 1650 with e1000 (fwd)
> 
> 
> furthermore...
> 
> i just noticed that everything is real slow bc i keep getting 
> hda timeouts 
> on the non-existent ide controller...
> 
> can i simply disable ide searching through a boot: command??
> 
> -guil
> 
> At 11:16 PM 3/20/2002 -0600, Michael E Brown wrote:
> 
> >The problem you are having isn't a 64bit/32bit issue. It is a voltage
> >issue. You can put 32bit PCI cards in 1650/1550, no problem. 
> The problem
> >is that you have to use "Universal" cards or "3.3volt" 
> cards. If you have
> >a 5volt PCI card, it won't fit (The cutouts on the card edge 
> connector
> >won't allow it to fit. The 1550/1650 only accept 3.3Volt 
> cards.)  You can
> >be assured that if your card physically fits (without a 
> hammer :-), it
> >should operate properly. I think this goes as well for the 
> person having
> >the issue with the Cyclades card.
> >
> >Here is a good article on the subject:
> >http://www.win2000mag.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=9064
> >
> >--
> >Michael Brown
> >
> >On Wed, 20 Mar 2002, G. Barros wrote:
> >
> > > thwarted again...
> > >
> > > it seems i got the version with the 64-bit only riser 
> card... no 32-bit
> > > slots....
> > >
> > > argh!
> > >
> > > -guil
> > >
> > > At 03:01 PM 3/20/2002 -0800, Neil Spring wrote:
> > > >On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 04:50:10PM -0600, G. Barros wrote:
> > > > > My issue is that the e1000 drivers arent in the deb 
> boot disks because
> > > > they
> > > > > seem not to have been GPL'd... consequently i cant do a net 
> > isntall. Right
> > > >...
> > > > > if anyone has any tips they would be appreciated...
> > > >
> > > >can you temporarily install a cheap fast ethernet card?
> > > >
> > > >it's nice that the 2550, although including the broadcom
> > > >nic, has a well supported 100mbit intel nic there too for
> > > >just this problem.
> > > >
> > > >-neil
> > >
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