Local server hardware

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at gundy.org
Tue Dec 15 10:43:12 MST 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Steven Alligood <steve at bluehost.com> wrote:
>> I have a supermicro (2U) server that has on-board NICs, but I can't
>> get them working for the life of me :(  I've tried everything, BIOS,
>> MB jumpers, mod_probing drivers and blindly flipping any switch that I
>> can find.  At this point, I'm willing to pay to make the problem go
>> away, but I don't have time to wait on shipping.
> OK, give us kernel version, distro, NIC brand and model, etc.
> Without those, I would guess that you are having issues with the new Intel
> NICs on the supermicro boards that try to use the e1000e driver but actually
> need the igb driver.

I have all that info available, but I'll have to get on-site and check
my notes before I can give specifics about the chipset and MB.  BTW,
it's running Ubuntu 9.10 server.  Anyway, with that information I have
a fresh set of keys to try on google.  Thanks!

Who needs the SLLUG anyway?!


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