[coreboot] Intel 82541pi network card does not work on ASUS M2V-MX SE

Stefan Reinauer stefan.reinauer at coreboot.org
Wed Apr 20 03:15:59 CEST 2011

* Jiang Wang <jwangzju at gmail.com> [110419 23:56]:
> Hi,
> I tried to use an external PCI network card ( 8254pi) with m2v-mx se
> mother board. However, the booting process hangs. On the screen, it
> shows, "Chrome VGA textmode initialized", and stops there.
> The serial console output is attached.  Is this the NIC option rom
> problem or coreboot problem? Any workarounds? I need to use a network
> card supported by e1000.ko on Linux. If I try to get a different model
> of NIC supported by e1000, does it help? Thanks!

You need more verbose output to find out why it is hanging there.
However, make menuconfig allows you to only execute vga option roms but
skip all the others. This is most likely what you want


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