Making ZENworks Imaging Detect BroadCom Netlink NIC
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By Matthew Nelson
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Posted: 5 Jul 2007
ENVIRONMENT: NetWare 6.5SP5 servers running ZENworks for Desktops 7SP1HP4 using the imaging engine from HP5.
Problem: ZENworks 7sp1hp5 imaging engine doesn't detect Broadcom Netlink 5787 Gigabit NIC in Acer Laptop 6410.
I modified the linuxrc.config file from the initrd file to detect the new hardware. I added the following to the bottom of the file:
I was able to use the existing tg3 driver as Broadcom hasn't updated the driver for nearly 6 months.
If you have any questions you may contact Matthew at matthew.nelson@TAKETHISOUTact.gov.au
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