[lug] e1000 drivers on Debian

John Hernandez John.Hernandez at noaa.gov
Mon Dec 22 17:44:20 MST 2003

Thanks for the response, Hugh.  I did find the config file in /boot as 
you mentioned.  Armed with that, I was able to compile the e1000 driver. 
  Thanks again.

Hugh Brown wrote:
> 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 
>>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
> pointers.
> Hugh
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