HP Proliant DL320 + HP N7760 gigabit ethernet card + slackware 10.1 = frustration?

Posted on 2005-03-03
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Hi there.

I've got a HP Proliant DL320 server (G2, scsi etc) with two inbuilt HP N7760 gigabit ethernet ports.

looking at /etc/rc.d/rc.modules, it doesnt appear in there so I dont know how to install/find/locate a driver for it.

HP tells me it's not supported and that Redhat enterprise 4 will support it.

Can anyone tell me any different and give me a way out of installing redhat, sticking with slackware 10.1 and
getting my server to actually recognise my HP N7760 network card??

Thanks very much

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yep. you need to use ndiswrapper for that.
you need to use .inf windows file and .sys

ndiswrapper -i windowsinffile.inf
modprobe ndiswrapper

in the /etc/ndiswrapper after that you found a drivers

with ndiswrapper -l you see the drivers if load or not.


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had to go with redhat in the end but will keep that in mind for the next time.

thanks very much


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