Dell GS820 dual Pentium 4 processors 3.60Ghz, 1GiB ram
Wednesday, with VL5.9, I Dl'd 6.0 Std iso, 7.0 Std.iso and vinstall-iso. Successfully installed 6 and was able to access the internet with it.
Today, the "network is unreachable" - both in 5.9 and 6.0!
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FW/FPW (ICH6 Family SMBus Controller (rev 03)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BC751 GigaBit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 01)
04:01.0 Communication Controller: Conexant HSF 56k Data/Fax Modem
04:02.0 Network controller: intersil Corporation ISL3890 [Prism GT/Prism Duette]/ISL3886 [Prism Javelin/Prism Xbow] (rev 01)
prism54: request firmware() failed for isl3890
Ah! I swapped slots for SMBus Controller and modem - will try deleting...
Deleted both inet1 and inetd
SDCMO --backtitle "sBACKTITLE" --title "sTITLE" --menu "sTEXT" sDIMENSION /
inet1: RECYCLE DEVICE=eth0" /
inet2: RECYCLE DEVICE=eth1" /
inet3: "NEW inet" /
root:# ping -c3 192.168.1.1
Connect: Network is unreachable
starting network eth0 as 192.168.1.90/255.255.255.0...
SIOCSIFLAGS: No such file or directory
The quotes were copied to paper then typed into a text file.
The only thing I can think of now is to tear the PC out (pain), open it up and put the cards back where they were (more pain). Putting the PC back in it's notch is even more pain!
Hopefully, someone has an idea that I can try before tearing apart my work station - again.
(I tried vinstall-iso VL7.0 but it wouldn't start. If that still happens after I get the network working, I'll start a new topic.)