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Old 03-08-2004, 01:18 AM   #1
ibreaktheglass
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Suse 9.0 internet problems. (x post)


Hi. Please bear with me...I'm completely new to the whole Linux thing.

I installed Suse 9.0 on a second hard drive a couple days ago, and cannot, for the life of me, figure out why I cant get an internet connection going with it. The ethernet port appears to be configured properly, but I'm getting nothing.

Also, I'm finding that a lot of my other hardware is failing to cooperate. On board sound, floppy, my DVD-RW (one of two disk drives), 3D graphics...

I'm hoping that if I at least get an internet connection, I can try to troubleshoot everything else on my own, possibly with updates/patches/online support/whatever. First things first, though.

I'm using an Asus P4SDX motherboard, with on board 10/100 ethernet. Cable internet connection (Comcast). Also, I'm also using a D-LINK (not wireless) router, if that happens to make any difference.

I've searched every resource I can think of. The Asus website, Suse.com, google, this site... If anyone could offer up some advice to get me going on this it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
 
Old 03-08-2004, 02:45 AM   #2
johnny1959
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Do I get it right that you have a DSL-internet access at eth0?
You should be able to do the basic settings with YaST2
(Hardware->Network devices)

Did you try that?
 
Old 03-08-2004, 03:15 AM   #3
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Wink I think I can help you

I had the same proble with my conection... In the red conections you have 2 eth... Delete one of them and the problem will be fixed....You have to let the connection of your cable modem..

My english is not the best...Sorry

Bye
 
Old 03-08-2004, 03:31 AM   #4
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What happens when you try "ifconfig" and do you get any error in messages when you start or stop the network? e.g. `/etc/init.d.network start`
 
  


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