[Mageia-discuss] What network interfaces are supposed to be supported by boot.iso?

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 15:09:34 CEST 2012

iinm, there's a boot-nonfree.iso too

> I have a laptop with toast ethernet NIC.
> A couple weeks ago i tried booting network install boot.iso and use intel
> 2200BG interface, but i think it it looks like one file was missing.
> And it did not find my PC Card ethernet NIC.
> See thread: https://forums.mageia.org/en/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=2191
> There are different images @
> ftp://mirrors.kernel.org/mageia/distrib/cauldron/i586/install/images/
> But is there anywhere some info of what each are supposed to support?
> I wish there were one network install boot image that support all wifi and
> interfaces that at all is possible with mageia.
> For my own need i cloned another laptops drive.
> But i really think network instal should be able to use any interface as
> not
> all users have wired network, and not all laptops have wired NIC.
> It ought to support PC-card and USB connected adapters as well as all
> common
> chips.
> --
> Morgan Leijström

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