Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).


  Search this Thread
Old 09-30-2006, 04:12 PM   #1
Registered: Aug 2006
Location: Near Binghamton, NY-the recent FLOOD zone
Distribution: Sabayon 351, Mepis8, oSuse11.3, Kubuntu8.1, Fed10, Slack12.1 #426299 RLU
Posts: 145
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 15
Thumbs down 10A4 oSUSE; Unable to perform Internet Install fm Verified CD. Lack 2915 WiFi USR5410

openSuse releases still not including WiFI Support? *Q1* Why SUSE10.1 not offer a respin DVD (Inet ISO) after making fixes for the last release fiasco.
*Use Network device: FTP, HTTP, NFS, SMB/CIFS (Window Share) or TFTP? *Q2* Which option should use? Trying to install using WiFi @ public Library.
DHCP = Automatic
WARNING Unable to establish DHCP configuration.

I have booted into XP pro from a recent DL of `10.2A4 install from Internet CD' numerous times, Verify CD =OK.
But when I tried to complete a new installation of 102a4 from the Internet I have no luck. Tried HTTP, TFTP and the 1st failure was NFS (default).
Was hoping Suse release would finally have WiFi Mobile support included for Intel 2915 * mini-PCI card.* (or USR 5410 PCMCIA) and would work one or the other so that I could try an Install from Internet option. No Luck. Guess I will go back to trying fc6 test3 version of a distro which does offer respun DVD for download from Internet.
Did I pick wrong Network Device? The help on my DT versions of 10.1, 32 or 64, do not appear to have the information either.

Bill TY will Check out KNemo-the KDE Network Monitor KNemo offers a network monitor similar to the
one found in Windows. For every network interface it displays an icon in the systray

Last edited by digital8doug; 10-04-2006 at 07:23 PM. Reason: eth0=RJ45 port, oSUSE not have intel 2915 WiFi when I boot. hard to research when can not access Inet, or `WiFi' Suse Help (Life Preserver Ring) does NOT list anything on my DT @ home=NO inet avai
Old 10-01-2006, 09:49 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Herzliyya, Israel
Distribution: SuSE 10.1; Testing Distros
Posts: 1,834

Rep: Reputation: 47
Try researching.
OK, anyway. Shipped with KDE, SUSE 10.1 has useful applet which is called "KNetworkManager". It starts with OS and automaticly detects all wireless connections within your area.

Last edited by SlackerLX; 10-01-2006 at 09:53 AM.


opensuse, wifi

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Unable to perform zone transfer for DNS feef Linux - Networking 3 04-24-2006 04:10 PM
k3b unable to PERFORM OPC: Input/output error librano Linux - Software 2 04-18-2006 11:18 AM
Problem acessing internet on belking wifi even though local adresses work on SUSE 10. ashneyder Linux - Wireless Networking 0 03-31-2006 11:18 AM
Linux Newbie unable to install wifi - netgear 511t khurman Linux - Wireless Networking 2 10-11-2005 02:37 PM
unable to perform apt-get update Skaan Debian 8 05-25-2005 10:11 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:19 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration