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Old 12-25-2009, 12:27 PM   #1
vksm
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Thumbs up LAN driver installation


Hi,

I have installed Red Hat Linux EL5. Now i want to browse the internet. But LAN is not detected. So i need to install LAN driver.

How i install LAN driver? and give the procedure?

My mother board is Intel DG31PR.

Kindly guide me.

With Regards,

Kumaresh
 
Old 12-25-2009, 03:59 PM   #2
irishbitte
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You need to find out what network card you have. Please post the output of:
Code:
lspci -v
from a terminal.
 
Old 12-25-2009, 04:45 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vksm View Post
Hi,

I have installed Red Hat Linux EL5. Now i want to browse the internet. But LAN is not detected. So i need to install LAN driver.

How i install LAN driver? and give the procedure?

My mother board is Intel DG31PR.

Kindly guide me.

With Regards,

Kumaresh
Also can you post the boot log messages using the following:

Code:
dmesg > bootlog.txt
This should give some insight as to what happened when the kernel tried to load the network driver.
 
Old 12-25-2009, 08:13 PM   #4
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http://www.intel.com/support/motherb.../CS-029516.htm

Your board has been tested with you specific distrobution. LAN works fine, try

ifconfig -a

ifconfig eth0 up
 
  


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