Satish 2 5 I’ve tride going straight to step 2, but then eth0 was still on pcnet32 after reboot. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. The update did not fix the issue for my debian guests. Copy the driver into the temp directory: If you need to reset your password, click here.

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For ESX Debian etch requires some patches to vmware-tools. I noticed that even if I got the vmware tools installed with the vmxnet driver, the guest system still use the pcnet32 driver. Sign up using Email and Password.

Server, Workstation or ESX? I am assuming your original initrd image is named initrd. I just change it to read: If you need to reset your password, click here. After a reboot dmesg shows: Post as a guest Name.


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AMD PCnet32 Lance problem

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Since changing this on all VMs will be a lot of work since its only doable from the config file? You can linjx post a blank message.

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Exactly same problem here. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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