Thank you for the answers but they would not produce any helpfull data
lspci would list it as:
0000:02:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM/CA/CAM Ethernet Controller (rev 03)
My vendor listed my card as:
Intel Kinnereth 10/100 LAN with standard RJ-45 connector
WindowsXP see it as:
And my kernel would only recognice it as:
Anyway, I got it working after trial and error. I got a hint in some of the documentation in the kernel docs about 'Intel(R) PRO/100 ' not been the right one.
All this time I thought I had no network due to Protocols and not actually the right driver.
I am sure that new commands you told me will be very handy in the next problem I might encounter