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Old 04-18-2013, 11:07 AM   #1
Wario.
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Ethernet and Mic problems with Debian on eeepc701.


Hi Everybody,

I'm running Debian squeeze on my Asus eeepc 701, with kernel version number "2.6.32-5-686".
According to the official website, my netbook should be totally supported by Debian, but unfortunately something is wrong...

In particular:

(1) The Ethernet card is not reveled by ifconfig.
The System seems to ignore totally the existence of my eth card.

(2) The mic doesn't work with Skype/Audacity.

Please, can someone suggest some possible solution?

I think it should be good to know that:
a) Before installing Debian squeeze, on my netbook there was the previous version of Debian, and there were no problems;
b) I am sure to have activate in the BIOS all the hardware devices needed;
C) I have already searched on Google, without any results.
d) The main problem is the n1.

Thanks a lot!

Cheers
Wario.
 
Old 04-18-2013, 12:24 PM   #2
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I have no problems with Debian testing repos on my AntiX 8.5 install on my eeepc 701SD netbook.
I did how ever have to do a mike fix on my eeepc 900 in AntiX 11 using testing repos

http://antix.freeforums.org/eeepc-90...-11-t3433.html

I am on this 9" M&A comapnion netbook running a new install of AntiX 13 Beta2 Testing Full Iso.

Everything just works out of the box on this netbook.

Code:
$ inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: biker Kernel: 3.8.4-antix.2-486-smp i686 (32 bit, gcc: 4.7.2) 
           Desktop: IceWM 1.3.7 Distro: antiX-13-beta2-pt1_386-full Ahmad Sami 24 March 2013
Machine:   System: manda product: Intel powered classmate PC version: Gen 1.5L
           Mobo: N/A model: N/A Bios: American Megatrends version: CM94515A.86A.0024.2008.0715.1716 date: 07/15/2008
CPU:       Single core Intel Core CPU N270 (-HT-) cache: 512 KB flags: (nx pae sse sse2 sse3 ssse3) bmips: 3192.17 
           Clock Speeds: 1: 800.00 MHz 2: 1600.00 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Mobile 945GSE Express Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0 
           X.Org: 1.12.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: 1024x600@53.3hz 
           GLX Renderer: N/A GLX Version: N/A Direct Rendering: N/A
Audio:     Card: Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.8.4-antix.2-486-smp
Network:   Card: Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller 
           driver: r8169 ver: 2.3LK-NAPI port: ec00 bus-ID: 01:00.0
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 63.3GB (-) 1: id: /dev/sda model: KingSpec_KSD size: 63.3GB 
Partition: ID: / size: 59G used: 6.6G (12%) fs: jfs 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 62.0C mobo: N/A 
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A 
Info:      Processes: 102 Uptime: 5:27 Memory: 227.4/2015.0MB Runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 4.7.2 
           Client: Shell (bash 4.2.37) inxi: 1.8.45 
harry@biker:~
$ lsusb -t
/:  Bus 05.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M
/:  Bus 04.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M
/:  Bus 03.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M
/:  Bus 02.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M
/:  Bus 01.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=ehci-pci/8p, 480M
    |__ Port 6: Dev 2, If 0, Class='bInterfaceClass 0x0e not yet handled', Driver=uvcvideo, 480M
    |__ Port 6: Dev 2, If 1, Class='bInterfaceClass 0x0e not yet handled', Driver=uvcvideo, 480M
    |__ Port 7: Dev 3, If 0, Class=vend., Driver=rt73usb, 480M
    |__ Port 8: Dev 4, If 0, Class=stor., Driver=ums-realtek, 480M
All my AntiX installs are currently in Wheezy. Screenshot of this 9" netbook http://antix.freeforums.org/download/file.php?id=1216

My 7" eeepc http://antix.freeforums.org/download...02b8ecb9015b91

Last edited by rokytnji; 04-18-2013 at 12:34 PM.
 
Old 04-21-2013, 06:45 AM   #3
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Dear rokytnji,

Thanks for the suggestion.
I will consider to install AntiX, but now I am trying to configure a Slackware system (it works really well!).

Thanks however, surely I will install AntiX "in case of emergency"

Cheers,
Wario.
 
  


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