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Old 06-26-2012, 01:45 AM   #1
DisappearingOak
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DHCP not detected - ROSA Marathon


Hi, I'm using Rosa Marathon 2012 which is similar to mandriva. I have a problem where it doesn't detect my internet connection. I connect via a USB router which uses dhcp. For eth0 it says the device is 'Unmanaged', and further the Cloned MAC address box in it's properties is empty. Most of the distros I've tried set up my connection automatically, like Mint, Ubuntu, Archbang, etc. But I've faced this problem in the kde distros (not sure if that's related to this) like OpenSUSE and ROSA 2012. OpenSUSE had the same problem also. So I want to know how to fix this in ROSA. Please help, thanks.
 
Old 06-26-2012, 02:19 AM   #2
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Not sure there are that many ROSA Marathon 2012 users out there able to help you...

Meanwhile, did you try to get a connection manually using a dhcp client? e.g. I would (as root):
- check that the USB router be recognized and has proper module loaded to talk with it with the 'usb-devices' and 'dmesg|tail' commands issued 30 seconds after plug in;
- check the network interface names with 'ifconfig -a', then if your USB modem's interface shows but not in 'ifconfig' then bring it up with 'ifconfig <iface_name> up'
- get a connection using a dhcp client available on your distribution. I use dhcpcd and simply type 'dhcpcd <iface-name>' but if it not included in ROSA you could use another client like dhclient, dhcp-client, dhcpxd, pump... whatever is available in ROSA, see your documentation
- check the connection with 'route'

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Old 06-26-2012, 03:07 AM   #3
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Not sure there are that many ROSA Marathon 2012 users out there able to help you...

Meanwhile, did you try to get a connection manually using a dhcp client? e.g. I would (as root):
- check that the USB router be recognized and has proper module loaded to talk with it with the 'usb-devices' and 'dmesg|tail' commands issued 30 seconds after plug in;
- check the network interface names with 'ifconfig -a', then if your USB modem's interface shows but not in 'ifconfig' then bring it up with 'ifconfig <iface_name> up'
- get a connection using a dhcp client available on your distribution. I use dhcpcd and simply type 'dhcpcd <iface-name>' but if it not included in ROSA you could use another client like dhclient, dhcp-client, dhcpxd, pump... whatever is available in ROSA, see your documentation
- check the connection with 'route'
Hi,

usb-devices recognized it

Code:
T:  Bus=04 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=02 Cnt=02 Dev#=  3 Spd=12  MxCh= 0
D:  Ver= 1.10 Cls=02(commc) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS= 8 #Cfgs=  2
P:  Vendor=0451 ProdID=6060 Rev=00.00
S:  Manufacturer=Texas Instruments                      
S:  Product=Texas Instruments CDC Ethernet/RNDIS Adapter        
C:  #Ifs= 2 Cfg#= 2 Atr=c0 MxPwr=0mA
I:  If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 1 Cls=02(commc) Sub=06 Prot=00 Driver=cdc_ether
I:  If#= 1 Alt= 1 #EPs= 2 Cls=0a(data ) Sub=00 Prot=00 Driver=cdc_ether
ifconfig shows

Code:
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:08:A1:79:9C:6F  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:587202560 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
          Interrupt:20 Base address:0xe000 

eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:E0:A6:66:41:E1  
          BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:16 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:16 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:800 (800.0 b)  TX bytes:800 (800.0 b)
the interface is eth1. I did ifconfig eth1 up but no response. Rosa has dhclient but when I do dhclient eth1, I only get a box which says Network is down. Please configure your network. 'route' also has no listing. And the connection 'Network Connection' which is listed as unmanaged says 'No IP address' in one of the sections. I tried setting up a new network connection with IP 192.168.1.3 and gateway 192.168.1.1 (router) on interface eth1, but nothing happens. please help me fix this.
 
Old 06-26-2012, 03:17 AM   #4
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Sorry, no clue.

Out of curiosity, why try so many distributions? Didn't you find one which fits your needs?
 
Old 06-26-2012, 03:27 AM   #5
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Sorry, no clue.

Out of curiosity, why try so many distributions? Didn't you find one which fits your needs?
I was unsatisfied with the new desktop environments, so I tried a lot of distros to see which I liked the best.

Hope someone is able to help with the connection problem./
 
  


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