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Old 04-25-2004, 04:40 AM   #1
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current network config. - how to find out ?


I am compiling a new kernel (attempt #27), I finally got pretty much all working, all but my internet connection.

Current kernel 2.4.25-1-386
New kernel 2.6.5.qucho27

I have a cable-modem internet access, via my Ethernet card, with DHCP configuration.

Now, here is the question.

How can I find out the network protocols I have currently working ? so I know what to compile and what not in my kernel.

What commands should I use or there is a utility under KDE ?
 
Old 04-25-2004, 08:35 AM   #2
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ifconfig is the command...
 
Old 04-26-2004, 05:38 PM   #3
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ifconfig in addition to 'lspci' to find name of your ethernet adapter (so you can find the module you need). Enjoy.
 
Old 04-27-2004, 03:35 AM   #4
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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:
Intel(R) PRO/100

And my kernel would only recognice it as:
EtherExpressPro/100

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
 
  


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