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Old 08-15-2005, 03:23 PM   #1
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Exclamation Debian Sarge Internet access problems


Hello all,

I just got Debian Sarge (1 CD) installed on my laptop, while the system works relativly fine (some bugs discovered however) I cannot seem to get through to the internet.

I have my network cable in and all seems like it should work, however it just plain does not see the network. The strange thing is that I am using Knoppix STD right now to type this message on the very self-same machine.... Does it seem strange that one distribution can access the internet on start up and the other cannot?

The Debian Sarge as far as I can make out is a minimal install and needs plenty of goodies off the net. I was wondering if anyone would know how I could get Sarge onto the net. Perhaps there is some information I could while I am working on Knoppix that would aid me. Suggestions would be most welcome.

Chaps Away!
Stimz

p.s. I did try doing dselect from knoppix to download straight to HD, but Knoppix STD has preventative measures for this... Ta.
 
Old 08-15-2005, 03:31 PM   #2
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I'm guessing you use ethernet and connect with dhcp. First while you are in knoppix check out lsmod to see
what module you need, then boot up sarge and do ifconfig -a to see if your card is there then dhcpcd to try and connect.
 
  


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