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Old 10-24-2007, 05:48 PM   #1
mcbeerbong
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Cannot enable internet connection on slackware 12


I have just installed slackware 12 today and when i try to enable my ethernet i get this message:
Error changing device state
You will have to configure manually.
My question is how do you configure it manually? I am completely lost. I know that my internet does work under linux because I am using an old ubuntu live cd to access the internet for now.
 
Old 10-24-2007, 06:27 PM   #2
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nobody can help me?
 
Old 10-24-2007, 07:01 PM   #3
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Can you post the output of ifconfig?
 
  


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