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Re: how-to build ethernet drivers

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: how-to build ethernet drivers
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2015 06:25:59 +0300

В Tue, 7 Jul 2015 19:16:02 +0200
Francesco Lucconi <address@hidden> пишет:

> Hi guys,
> I'm working with grub bootloader (version 2.00) for target i386-pc and I
> can compile and install it without any errors.
> Now I want to enable ethernet drivers within grub but I haven't found yet
> the configure options that I need for the activation. Furtermore using the
> command "net_ls_cards" the grub shows me nothing.
> Can you give me any tips to solve that?

On PC BIOS grub is using PXE stack, so it expects BIOS to already load
and initialize LAN drivers. This usually happens when you initiate
network boot. If PXE stack is not present, GRUB cannot use network on
this platform.

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