Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Having a problem logging in? Just starting out and have a question? So I assume you have installed from a CD and ignored warnings about firmware being not available. Terry Kennedy , Dec 22, Now this can be pretty.. And see where it gets stuck.

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Alternative solution is to use unofficial Debian installation image with non-free firmwares included. Wired Ethernet cards usually don’t have extra firmware blobs.

Dec 21, Messages: Come and say hello! They are all the same nefwork If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Will the network adapters be supported, and will the storage controllers be supported under Linux. One of my requirements is that Debian is supported, what I mean when I say supported is, will it nwtwork easy to install, or if I can even install the OS.

Want to add to the discussion? Be sure to start with lspci to see what nic model maybe.

Debian Wheezy, Dell PowerEdge and Broadcom NetXtreme II / bnx2 driver

I figured I’d just grab my ethernet cable and hook it up and that would be it. This question is unlikely to help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or an extraordinarily narrow situation that is not generally applicable to the worldwide audience of the internet.


Thank you very much for posting this. I decided to go with Debian 9 as it’s been around for quite sometime and I’ve heard is the to go to OS for running a web server. Find More Posts by AwesomeMachine. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

One other thing I will point out is that since Debian is very idealist about software freedom they have separated a lot of firmware out of the kernel the deliver as part of the standard installer.

Dell R710 iDRAC6 and networking setup

I thought this was going to be a simple OS install. Find More Posts by jefro.

Thereupon I have networking working and am almost to the point of have a completed system. Try to be specific with your questions if possible. It is unlikely that you passed this step succesfully and the network interface does not show up after installation.


With DVD installation, you have to append these.

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Now this can be pretty. PowerEdge R Server on Debian 9. They have been very good about supporting the Hardware. Wiki Before posting please read the wiki, there is always content being added and it could save you a lot of time and hassle.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. This is the link https: Most Google results for ‘bnx2 drivers’, ‘debian’ and ‘dell r’ mention installing the drivers when Debian is being installed. Dell R gen 2 memory question. Find More Posts by ondoho View Blog. Some mean “it will run”.

DabeegmonDec 21, Having said this, one does not normally install a GUI and thing like networkmanager on a server.