Netinstall + forcedeth

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carletto
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Netinstall + forcedeth

Post by carletto » 2019/11/14 11:56:42

Hi Everybody,

i`m using at home a quite old pc as home-server with Fedora and i would like for different reason to move to CentOS 8. I was trying to install it with the "boot" image but the installer can`t find any hardware for ethernet at all. I tried also with the DVD ISO but the result is the same.
After a long search in Google i found that i have an Nvida ethernet adapter and i should install forcedeth. I would like to know if it is possibile to install it by the installation process so i can install CentOS with the netinstall.

PS: I never installed/used CentOS so i´m more than new. I`m asking because before i format my fedora i would be sure that at least the LAN works :)

I hope that the question is understandable :)

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Re: Netinstall + forcedeth

Post by TrevorH » 2019/11/14 15:51:15

I think you may need to use the DVD to do the install and then, post install, you can install kmod-forcedeth from the ELRepo third party yum repo.

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Re: Netinstall + forcedeth

Post by carletto » 2019/11/19 07:17:37

It worked! Thank you very much!

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