newbie: howto linux on a PE2650?

Eric Swenson eric at reaction-eng.com
Mon Jan 20 16:13:00 CST 2003


hello,

> > 3)	Are there any simple steps to get a basic RedHat 7.3 workign on
> > a PE2650?
>
> install CD ; follow menus ; reboot ; setup up2date ; run up2date
> (include kernel update)
>
> ;)
>
> I got a batch of 2650s.  Moving the hard drives (with RH 7.2) from the
> old 2550s into the 2650s "just worked".  New installs of RH 7.3 "just
> worked".   setup and run up2date.  For me the tg3 ethernet drivers _do_
> work and have been working for ~two weeks.  If you have problems with
> the machine crashing, switch to the bcm7500 drivers ( edit in
> /etc/modules.conf)
> > Regards
> > Darren

Make that bcm5700, not bcm7500.  

$0.02

-Eric




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