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Re: Anaconda multiple Ethernet cards question



On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 11:20:59AM +0300, Aioanei Rares wrote:
> On 09/21/2009 08:53 AM, nodata wrote:
>> Am Montag, den 21.09.2009, 02:07 +0200 schrieb Benny Amorsen:
>>    
>>> Aioanei Rares<schaiba gmail com>  writes:
>>>
>>>      
>>>> I think it would be niftier if the identification string of the card
>>>> was printed also (eg VIA Rhine III) so people would know what card to
>>>> choose and how.
>>>>        
>>> For extra points, add a "identify nic" button which blinks the LED's of
>>> the appropriate nic.
>>>      
>> Doesn't the "identify" button in Anaconda already do this?
>>
>>    
> Yes, it does, but like I said, it only works if one has an Ethernet  
> cable with signal coming from it plugged in.

On my X41 thinkpad "ethtool -p eth0" works without any attached network cable
to identify it. So it might be either a bug in anaconda or thr NIC might
not be able to do this.

Regards
Till

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