This is similar to Gigabyte GA-G41M-ES2L but uses an Intel NIC rather than Realtek. Some problems with GNU+Linux on this NIC, on this board, with Canoeboot, were observed; see (NOTE: Libreboot issue tracker, not Canoeboot):
That page (on notabug) has some notes about workarounds. It links to this:
This page has some guidance on how to either correct the checksum (in GbE config) or skip checksum validation in GNU+Linux, to get the onboard NIC working. Although it’s talking about different hardware, the steps should be the same.
TODO: factory BIOS on this board works fine with the onboard NIC. study what that is doing
Markdown file for this page: https://canoeboot.org/docs/hardware/acer_g43t-am3.md
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