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Re: [vox-tech] Network card trouble



mike,

a few options:

1. you can bring the laptop to the next meeting
2. http://www.lugod.org/lert
3. http://www.lugod.org/if
4. setting up a network card on linux is /usually/ easier than people
   make it out to be.  here is the flowchart:

1. dmesg | less
2. get the NIC's chipset
3. vi /usr/share/doc/HOWTO/Ethernet-HOWTO.gz (if you use vanilla vi
   you'll need to ungzip this file first).
4. modprobe -a therightmodule

to make it permanent, i would personally compile it into the kernel, but
you can also list it in /etc/modules if you use a debian based distro.

pete



begin Mike Cohen <mcohen@ucdavis.edu> 
> Hi. I have a compaq presario and I recently installed RH7.2. Unfortunately, 
> it wont recognize the built-in network card. I had the same problem when I 
> reinstalled Win 2K, so I think my card is a bit fishy. I got windows to 
> find it, and it works fine in windows, but I'm just a novice in Linux. Can 
> anyone offer any advice? I'm on UCD campus every day, and I would be 
> grateful if I could meet up with someone to fix this problem.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
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