[LinuxBIOS] Setting up ethernet - help
joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Wed Aug 15 08:34:19 CEST 2007
Quoting Corey Osgood <corey.osgood at gmail.com>:
> Peter Stuge wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 12:54:04PM -0400, Joseph Smith wrote:
>>>>> Does that mean I would have to cat in a ethernet rom?
>>>> Do you or the chip need one? Is there one in the factory BIOS or
>>>> in a standalone flash chip or none at all?
>>> I don't need an ethernet rom. Etherboot would take care of that
>> For booting from network, yes. But maybe the hardware needs the ROM
>> for initialization? Where is the MAC address stored? Note there
>> doesn't seem to be any ROM even with the factory BIOS.
> MAC address is stored in hardware.
Ok, so can I just do this with out specifing a PCI expansion rom address?
device pci 1e.0 on # PCI Bridge
device pci 08.0 on end # Intel PRO/100 VE (CNR) Ethernet
Thanks - Joe
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