[PLUG] Fedora Core 4 on Intel 946GZ

Varun Mehta bambambhole at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 13:09:33 IST 2007

Generally Fedora does not pick up Broadcom NIC you need to manually
install the drivers, they are mostly available on the website.

Varun Mehta

imagination is more important then knowledge

On 12/01/07, Arun Tomar <susedevel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am struggling with the installation of Fedora Core 4 on an IBM
> > ThinkCentre A55 machine. The machine uses Intel 946GZ chipset, Intel
> > Graphics Media Accelerator 3000 and Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet card. The
> > installation procedure fails to configure the X. It also fails to load the
> > network card drivers(lspci shows the network card in it's output). Using
> > the modprobe command to load the tg3 module doesn't help as well. The
> > module gets loaded but the network card is not detected. Searched a lot on
> > the internet, but none of the docs helped. Has anybody installed FC4 on
> > such a machine?  Will the installation of FC5 help (I don't have the FC5
> > CDS though)?
> >
> FC5 is pretty slow. try to install FC6. it should work. or install suse 10.2.
> what is the error msg while configuring X?  regarding ur nic card, i think the
> driver for that is bg103 or some version . check that out from the list of
> drivers while configuring it. in the list of drivers is shows the driver name
> & in bracket ( ) shows the company which it supports.
> arun.
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