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Old 03-23-2006, 11:00 AM   #1
P_Ko
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Question Pro/1000 network adapter is not recognized by Mandriva 2006?


I,ve tried to install Mandriva 2006.0 on my Dell Dimension 9150.

It seems that the Intel PRO/1000 network adapter (chip 82573L on motherboard) is not recognised at all by Mandriva 2006. The network interface (PCI Express)works like a dream with XP Home Edition but is not recognized by Mandriva 2006 Club edition or Power pack edition.

ifconfig lists one interface - lo
ifconfig -a lists two interfaces - lo and sit0
(No eth0 nor eth1 can be fond with if config)

I belive that the linux native driver is e1000

modinfo e1000 finds the module but it is not present in /etc/modules for boot time loading

Handware scan (harddrake) finds the network adapter but no kernel module is associated with it.

What am I supposed to do - older similar threads (dated 2004) of the knowledge base give a straight answer - Buy another network adapter. Is that so still in the year 2006? Which adapter do You recommend for 100 Mbit LAN?

All the best P_Ko
 
Old 03-23-2006, 05:36 PM   #2
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this card AFAIK is supported...add e1000 into /etc/modules or whatever modules file your distro has.now modprobe e1000 and watch for any error messages.if not,try restarting networking and check ifconfig.if again not listed try
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ifconfig eth0 up
.check again and reply.Best of Luck.between i dont use mandriva uses debian and i answered with that experiance only.
 
  


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