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Old 10-13-2009, 08:56 PM   #1
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Nic card not recognized when install linux


Nic card not recognized when install linux

I have an Asus M4A78T-E motherboard.

I tried both CentOS and Ubuntu 8.04 server. Ubuntu gives a warning saying no nic detected and CentOS just doesnt prompt for dhcp or IP configuration.

Any ideas?

TIA
 
Old 10-13-2009, 09:35 PM   #2
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Post the output of the lspci command. From what I can find the ethernet adapter is Atheros based and uses the atl1e module which is not included in the either distribution.

http://partner.atheros.com/Drivers.aspx

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Old 10-13-2009, 10:01 PM   #3
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Post the output of the lspci command. From what I can find the ethernet adapter is Atheros based and uses the atl1e module which is not included in the either distribution.

http://partner.atheros.com/Drivers.aspx
Thanks!

I didn't go through the installation, but once I find out the model from lspci, then I can download it from the link you gave (if its an Atheros) and do the install, and then it should work?
 
Old 10-14-2009, 11:54 AM   #4
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Post the output of the lspci command. From what I can find the ethernet adapter is Atheros based and uses the atl1e module which is not included in the either distribution.

http://partner.atheros.com/Drivers.aspx
Thanks! That worked.

I have the ethernet:
Code:
[root@localhost ~]# lspci |grep -i eth
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Attansic Technology Corp. L1 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (rev b0)
So I tried the 3 linux driver links from the URL you gave:
l1 didn't work
l2 didn't work
AR81Family-linux-v1.0.0.10 worked!!

Then I did:
Code:
cd /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.el5/kernel/drivers/net/atl1e/
insmod atl1e.ko
nano /etc/sysconfig/network
nano /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
ifdown eth0
ifup eth0
and I was online.

Last edited by abefroman; 10-14-2009 at 11:56 AM.
 
Old 10-14-2009, 12:10 PM   #5
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