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Old 05-19-2005, 10:21 PM   #1
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Connect to internet with PCMCIA card

Hello There, I just installed gentoo on a laptop, when installing it woudl connect to internet wothout a problem, but after reboooting and going into the installed system ti does not connect, I don't know how to use a pcmcia card with linux, I mean with my desktop I know I have to use dhcp eth0 but how should I do it on the laptop? I tried dhcp eth0 but noluck, any ideas?
I build pcmcia support on the kernel, but maybe I am missing something, My laptop is a Thinkpad 390x and the card is a 3com
Old 05-20-2005, 11:40 AM   #2
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Hello there again, I got it to work, I had built pcmcia support in the kernel, but not PCMCIA networking support, I added that and now it works great!!!


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