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Old 01-18-2008, 02:13 AM   #1
sirusx69
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can't configure ethernet card?


I just installed Slackware 12.0 on a IBM netfinity 3000 (no clue which model though dunno where to find it) Anyhow after the installation of the KDE i went to configure the card and it said "Unsupported Operating system please select from the following operated systems" and it would give me a list of old linux distros (like FC5 and Slackware 9.1.0) Whats going on?


(wasn't too sure where to put this, if it needs to be moved to the server forums or somewhere else go ahead)

P.S. Don't be mean, still new to the linux scene
 
Old 01-18-2008, 05:10 AM   #2
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you have a trio video card, I had one on a desktop system and they are craaaap.

I suggest you try to boot up in run level 2 and make a new xorgconf file

http://www.slackware.com/config/x.php

edit forgot to add hw link...yes I know its old

http://www.linux-tested.com/results/netfinity3000.html

Last edited by aus9; 01-18-2008 at 07:05 AM.
 
  


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