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Old 12-19-2009, 11:58 PM   #1
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Smile Pavilion dv6

I have HP Pavilion dv6 laptop and I installed Mndriva 2010 free linux side by side with Windows 7 and evry thing went well eccept the internet conection it's not working when i start linux OS, the internet is wireless conection (WIFI). how can i set it????
Old 12-20-2009, 12:42 AM   #2
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first try checking to see what wireless adapter you have. from a terminal type in

lspci -v
then paste that output. you can also try this from the terminal

ifconfig -a
if using gnome you might also try NetworkManager applet.
Old 12-21-2009, 08:20 AM   #3
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The kernel module (driver) for your card is not the correct one or not installed. You may need to get wired internet access to do download the appropriate ones or DL the appropriate ones to your Win7 partition then mount it in Linux and install the packages from there.


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