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Old 02-27-2003, 07:33 AM   #1
sugaman
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RH 8.0 not detecting onboard nic


Does anyone know how I can git my nic to work with Redhat 8.0 Im using a Asus Nforce2 motherboard it has 2 onboard nic's and I'm using the Nvidia on it's listed in the manual as this

MCP integrated Nvidia Mac + Realtek 8201BL PHY

I loaded the drivers from the CD for Linux and it shows up in Network config but when I try to make it Active it say the device appears not to be present. The other onboard nic is

MCP integrated 3Com MAC + BroadComAC101L PHY
 
Old 02-27-2003, 05:21 PM   #2
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BUMP

well I'm really getting a lot a views but no help hmmmm!
 
Old 02-28-2003, 04:30 PM   #3
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Is kudzu enabled in your system services? If it is, it should detect new hardware and find the modules for it during boot.
 
Old 04-11-2003, 10:41 AM   #4
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download the drivers from nvidia.com then extract the contents. open a terminal in the nvnet folder and type the following:

make
make install
make clean

Then restart the computer and kudzu should now see it.
 
Old 09-16-2003, 07:55 PM   #5
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I have an Epox 8dra+

I installed the nforce2 drivers from nvidia. Under kernel 2.4.18-14.8 both audio and nic work great.(u have to change your imputs in /etc/modules.conf to slot-0) and then turn on the sound from your sound setup. Only thing is that the kernel doesnt see or use the agpgart.o for nforce2.

The dmesg gives out PCI_IDE under that kernel.

The driver package comes with a patch for the agpgart but its only for the 2.4.20-20.8 kernel. Works perferfect under that kernel. But you get no sound nor nic. I havent found anything about how to get it to work, nvidia's offers a driver set for rh 8.0 upgrade, but its for a obsolete kernel. the 2.4.20-20.8 is the base kernel for rh 9 (2.4.20-20.9). I still can get the sound to work or network.

Also upgrading to the 2.4.20 through RH network screwed me p because it left the 2.4.18 installed so my libraries were all screwed at times. Certain programs wouldn't work.

*On the box for RH 9.0 it says it has point and click operation*

I havent had a point and click operation since i started using RH, I have to recompile crap,etc,etc some times its a headache

I like the help some give on here. ask a question and sometimes u get answers like read a boot, or figure it out i did. Crap like that, but not all linux users are at home kids with parents money, or adults with high dollar jobs. Hell I saw a book for $50.00 for RH...Sure I'll run right out and pick it up.*sure*Anyway i dont know where i was taking that but I hope that the above info was some what helpfull.
 
Old 09-16-2003, 07:58 PM   #6
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ment to say read a book, lol i said boot
 
  


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