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Old 02-07-2004, 09:38 PM   #1
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ntl broadband and linux

ok im a complete n00b to linux ive litrally not had it installed a full week yet however since day one ive not been able to access the net with my ntl:home modem it just hangs when i click enable device heres my settings

Red Hat Linux 9
Network adapter config
btw this is connected to ethernet and shows up has

IRQ = unknown
everything else = blank
rest = blank

Old 02-08-2004, 02:11 AM   #2
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Is it an internal modem? If so, could you post the output of lspci -v (as root).
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nope its exrernal
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Don't use the usb - I had problems with that. Use the ethernet connection.
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Blowin my own trumpet a bit here but...

Hope this helps,

Old 02-08-2004, 05:47 PM   #6
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Sorry I thought it was a traditional modem I didn't read your post very well. So it's connected to your eth0 interface? Have you actually configured the nic properly? Can you show me the output of ifconfig?
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Try this command after resetting the power on the modem.

dhclient eth0

Post any error messages.


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