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    NIC modules during install.

    Hi all,

    I've been a long-time user of Red Hat and Mandrake and decided to give Debian a try. I'm attempting to install version 3.0r1 on my Thinkpad 570e laptop. I have 2 NICs that I can't seem to find the correct modules for during install. I'm booting a from a CD that includes the 2.4 kernel and then I just want to do a web install. The cards are both 3Com and the models are 3CCE589ET and 3CXFE575BT. I thought the Vortex driver would work (it has in the past for other distributions) but no such luck. Would anyone happen to know what modules might work? I've searched the web but haven't really found any good information on this issue.

    Thank you for the help.

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    Re:NIC modules during install.

    From what I gather it seems you need to use the 3c575, and 3c589 modules accordingly. Check this website out for further details.
    AMD Athlon 2200+ 1.8Ghz
    1280MB PC-3200 CAS2.5 RAM
    ATI Radeon 9600 Pro 128MB AGP
    Western Digital WDC WD2500JB-00FUA0 250GB 7200 rpm ATA/133
    Seagate ST3200822A 200GB 7200 rpm ATA/133
    Western Digital WDC WD1200BB-00CAA1 120GB 7200 rpm ATA/133
    Western Digital WDC WD800BB-00CAA1 80GB 7200 rpm ATA/133
    Maxtor OneTouch 2HA43R32 1TB 7200 rpm USB 2.0
    D-Link DFE-530TX+ 10/100 NIC
    D-Link DWL-G520 Rev.A
    Debian 5.0r1 Lenny

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