no network. Kernel driver et131x needed

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no network. Kernel driver et131x needed

Post#1 by sqlerror » 20 May 2013, 00:17

The Porteus kiosk does not find my onboard NIc, the full version of Porteus does connect fine using the same machine:


01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Agere Systems ET-131x PCI-E Ethernet Controller (rev 03)
Subsystem: Agere Systems ET-131x PCI-E Ethernet Controller
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
Memory at fd600000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable)
[virtual] Expansion ROM at fdd00000 [disabled]
Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [48] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities: [5c] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
Capabilities: [130] Virtual Channel
Capabilities: [14c] Device Serial Number xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx
Kernel driver in use: et131x
How to modify the Kiosk iso to get the NIC working with the et131x driver?


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Re: no network. Kernel driver et131x needed

Post#2 by fanthom » 20 May 2013, 06:50

hi sqlerror,

et131x currently is in the 'staging' area of the kernel which means that is not fully ready yet. we want stability in kiosk edition but after some thinking i may do an exception just for a network drivers which are crucial for kiosk (cripped driver is better than no driver).

will release kiosk 2.0.3 (with NIC drivers from staging) once i complete all items from my TODO list for kiosk. probably next week.

thanks for the bug report.
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