[lug] e1000 drivers on Debian

Hugh Brown hugh at math.byu.edu
Mon Dec 22 16:14:19 MST 2003

On Mon, 2003-12-22 at 14:44, John Hernandez wrote:
> I'm running Debian 3.0 2.4.18-bf2.4 and I'm looking for the e1000 driver 
> Gig-E driver.  Ideally, I'd like to just apt-get a binary package and be 
> done.
> If that's not reasonable, I already have the driver source code from 
> Intel.  It can't be comiled without a configured kernel source tree. 
> How do I get that?
> Here's what I did so far:
> apt-get install kernel-source-2.4.18
> What do I do now to get the specific configuration used for 2.4.18-bf2.4?

another tool to apt-get is kernel-package

I believe the  config is in /boot/config  or something like that.  

The documentation on kernel-package should provide some helpful


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