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Old 05-13-2004, 12:41 PM   #1
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hello i have got red hat 9 im running an intel celeron cpu 2.0ghz and i have a motorola sb4200 surfboard cable modem now i believe i need a driver to make linux recognise my modem can any one tell me where i would get one and how to install it i would appreciate any help thank you
 
Old 05-13-2004, 12:51 PM   #2
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I think the driver you want is cdcether, perhaps you can google around for it or search for it here on linuxquestions. I saw many threads about the same cable modem when I did.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 02:38 PM   #3
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thanks 4 ur reply but im very new and some more help is appreciated thanks
 
Old 05-13-2004, 02:55 PM   #4
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allso im using an ethernet connection now i did have it working once befor but my pc guru that helped me is no longer about but at least i know it will work looked at cdcether but i would say it does not seem very good and dont know if it is 4 ethernet connection bye
 
Old 05-14-2004, 10:17 AM   #5
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hello again iv downloaded a driver now for my ethernet adapter a broadcom 440x 10/100 is there any one who can tell me which directory to install it in please
 
Old 05-14-2004, 10:25 AM   #6
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I would look for a readme file,is it a tar. file,david
 
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hello again i just wanted to say i downloaded a driver for the broadcom 440x 10/100 from this site http://www.qnxzone.com/user
i hope it helps any one in the same position by the way im still looking where to install this driver bye
 
Old 05-14-2004, 10:33 AM   #8
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hello again iv downloaded a driver now for my ethernet adapter a broadcom 440x 10/100 is there any one who can tell me which directory to install it in please
 
Old 05-14-2004, 10:39 AM   #9
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=45094 this should get you started,good luck,david
 
Old 05-14-2004, 11:15 AM   #10
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hello comprookie 2000 thanks for the reply yes the driver i downloaded was a tar package now i know how to install a tar package i just i just did not no where to install it i have read the read me file on it and it says place the driver in your "ddk directory"ddk-6.2.1/networks/src/hardware/devn
but i cannot find this directory can u help
 
Old 05-14-2004, 02:55 PM   #11
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Did the reedme say how to install it? Sometimes it is different than;
./configure
make
make install
sometimes sh something sh When you untar it don't su to root only for the install,after you untar it you will need to cd to the new directory for configure ect.I'm no expert by any means so google and check around,When I have installed drivers they go where they are suppose to and I don't do anything.If you need to create the dir,I would try;
mkdir ddk this part I don't get but someone will help you out ddk-6.2.1/networks/src/hardware/devn good luck and hang in they you will get it.
 
Old 05-14-2004, 03:12 PM   #12
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I have been googleing around and that card is a pain to get to work,most people get another card that is supported by red hat or upgrade there kernel.
 
Old 05-15-2004, 05:45 AM   #13
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thanks 4 having a look around 4 me i was wandering about installing suse or possibly something else iv been readind suse will configure its self ie detect my modem it seems to me redhat is a bit behind if it cant find ur modem if i was to look at installing another distro any idea wher i could just download 1
 
Old 05-15-2004, 06:57 AM   #14
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ftp://ftp-linux.cc.gatech.edu/pub/li...butions/mepis/ this is a link for Mepis get the beta3,its a live cd that comes with a installer,work great,try the live cd and if it works you can install it to your hard drive,you may need to download it at night as it is real popular,good luck you will enjoy it if it will work for you,david
 
  


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