[mythtv-users] x86_64 and forcedeth

Ian Forde ian at duckland.org
Wed Feb 8 02:03:20 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 20:21 -0500, Michael Haan wrote:
> Ok, not YET annoyed, but getting there.  I downloaded and installed
> the latest nforce driver - no dice.  I can't find forcedeth.c to
> patch.  All I want to do is install FC4 x86_64 and be able to use my
> onboard nic so I can use Jarod's guide to install myth.  How difficult
> can this possibly be? 

Don't use the nforce driver for ethernet.  forcedeth is the "Reverse
Engineered nForce ethernet driver" that comes with the kernel.

Just put "alias eth0 forcedeth" into /etc/modprobe.conf, do a "depmod",
and you should be set.


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