iMac network hardware

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Sun Sep 19 17:15:12 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 12:43:18PM -0400, Rob Diehl wrote:
> Is it worth the trouble for me to figure all of this out or can I 
> "modprobe bmac" during installation after it fails to detect my network 
> hardware?

That should work, yes.

> Does the installer provide a way to manually load a module, then upon
> succeeding, figure out what module resulted in a successful eth0
> device and automatically insert the needed changes into the
> appropriate files?

If you switch to tty2, modprobe bmac, switch back to tty1, go back to
the main menu, and run through the networking steps again, that should
work. Alternatively, I think expert mode should let you do what you


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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