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Old 06-04-2012, 01:56 PM   #16
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You told us a brand, not the specific hardware. This is basically like going to a car forum and asking how to repair your BMW without giving the information which BMW you have. A simple
Code:
lspci
will show up the hardware, including which Ethernet device you exactly are using.
 
Old 06-04-2012, 02:06 PM   #17
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root[kevin]# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 05)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 05)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev b5)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev b5)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev b5)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 6 (rev b5)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (rev 05)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation HM65 Express Chipset Family LPC Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family 6 port SATA AHCI Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller (rev 05)
02:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
03:00.0 USB Controller: Device 1b21:1042
04:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Device 1083 (rev c0)
 
Old 06-04-2012, 02:08 PM   #18
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Oh and by the way, Attansic was bought by Atheros which is why it shows Atheros, but in essence, it is Attansic 1083. It needs to the atl1c driver
 
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OK, this device is not supported by the standard 2.6.37.6 from 13.37, it is supported in -current and should also work with the 2.6.38 from /testing.
 
Old 06-04-2012, 02:26 PM   #20
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Thanks then. I knew I was not crazy. Anyhow I'm doing the download of Alien's auto script for current so assuming it completes and burns and installs okay all will be good. Thanks
 
  


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