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Re: No ethernet service during install

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: No ethernet service during install
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2021 11:15:04 -0400

On Sun, Aug 01, 2021 at 09:06:31PM -0400, Robby Zambito wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2021 at 05:03:13PM -0400, Leo Famulari wrote:
> > That's unfortunate. Can you tell us what card it is? Ethernet (at least 
> > gigabit and slower) is usually supported by linux-libre, so I'm curious to 
> > know which card is missing support.
> lspci says that it's a Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5709 Gigabit Ethernet
> card.

Thanks for the details. Googling, I found some discussions about this
card, including this:

I believe this is the Linux configuration option / driver:

However, since it appears that this driver is not free software,
linux-libre will have disabled it and it won't be supported within GNU

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