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Old 11-06-2004, 06:54 AM   #1
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Slackware: Cable Modem not working correctly

I've installed Slackware 10.0 and I cannot seem to get my Internet connection to work. I'm not sure as to whether or not I have set it up wrong in netconfig or whether or not Slackware isn't recognising my modem.

I am using the Motorola SB4200 SURFboard Cable Modem via USB.

I have tried both the DHCP and the Static IP options in netconfig, using information taken from the working modem on Windows. Neither of them work.

Any ideas?

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Old 11-06-2004, 07:05 AM   #2
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Its probably because you need the driver. You can find some helphere
Old 11-06-2004, 07:29 AM   #3
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A modprobe CDCEther has seemingly done the trick. Thank you very much.
Old 11-06-2004, 07:32 AM   #4
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use a cat5 network cable instead of a usb cable. It will just plain work. You can get ethernet cards for as little as $15 brand new.


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