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Old 11-08-2004, 03:39 PM   #1
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Ethernet Controller

hi people

i have two ethernet controller in my pc.... one off, one onboard...

the offboard controller has been identify by slackware...
but the onboard doesn't.

so, i run "lspci | grep ethernet" and it returned:

Ethernet Controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401 100Base-T (rev 01)

but, what's the module that i must load?

Old 11-08-2004, 04:03 PM   #2
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Either the b44 in the kernel or download the bcm4400 from


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