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Hi Linux gurus! I've successfully installed slackware linux 10 into our HP PC, I configured the network during the setup and made it DHCP. Now the problem is when I configured its network on the shell with "ifconfig eth0 <ipaddress>... netmask 255.255.255.0" i got an error that says: "eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found"
The ethernet card of my PC is not in the PCI-interface, and it is built-in to the motherboard.
Please help me configuring my network card and Linux machine's IP configuration...
hi judge neo and bathory! well i guess ive completed installing the driver by doing the following:
The following are general guidelines for installing the driver. Refer to
DISTRIB.TXT for additional installation notes for various Linux distributions.
1. Create a directory and extract the files:
tar xvzf bcm4400-<version>.tar.gz
2. Build the driver bcm4400.o as a loadable module for the running kernel:
3. Test the driver by loading it:
4. Install the driver and man page:
See RPM instructions above for the location of the installed driver.
5. To configure network protocol and address, refer to various Linux
but there's another problem, when i tried to reboot the machine, i run the command:
Hi! Thanks a lot Peter, my Ethernet card is finally up at boot time! thanks a lot! ur the man! but i still have another question... but its better to have a new thread for this... please take a look at my thread named "DHCP configuration and incoming telnet, ssh"