Challenge: compile e1000 driver on 12.04
Well after banging my head on a brick wall for a couple of days; i've decided to ask the community to help me solve this one...
I have an Intel 82457GI ethernet controller; which once upon a time could achieve gigabit speeds; now as the driver has moved to a kernel-only support model it can only achieve < gigabit speeds. After reading much about this, apparently compiling the drivers found here:
may solve the issue; but can i compile this? not a chance; i've tried allsorts...
So... anyone figure a way to compile this (and document how they compiled it!)?
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