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Old 05-30-2012, 09:33 AM   #1
agarrett5
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cant connect with network card


I have tried 4 different network cards. When i do ifconfig it comes up with lo but no eth. I am using PIAF. I have tried 2 PCI cards, a usb nic and the onboard on. I have tried ifdown and up commands. Checked the drivers, and they appear to be there. When I do ifconfig -a it shows the eth0, but it should also i would have though shown eth1 too! What else do I try?

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Old 05-30-2012, 01:42 PM   #2
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Slow down a minute, and explain your problems so others can understand.

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I am using PIAF
Been around linux for years, never heard of this. What is it?

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Checked the drivers, and they appear to be there.
How and where did you check?

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When I do ifconfig -a it shows the eth0, but it should also i would have though shown eth1 too!
O.K. so eth0 shows up. Is there some reason you can not configure it?

Eth1 does not show up, probably no driver loaded, or wrong driver loaded. You need to know the chip set of the card. Open a konsole, and run the command /sbin/lspci and post the results. It will list the devices on the PCI bus. For the usb devices, use the command /sbin/lsusb and post.

What are you connecting the cable from eth0 to? A router, or a modem? Are the lights on indicating the physical connection? Most ethernet cards have leds on them. Routers usually have lights on each wired port.

Post some useful information, and we can probably help.
 
  


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