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Old 05-30-2005, 05:51 AM   #1
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slackware network configuration adsl



I have P4 845gl chipset
256mb ddram
56ksoftmodem (Internal)
Nvidia geforce fx 5200 videocard.
realtek RTL8139 family PCI fast ethernet NIC
ADSL modem broadband network connection
+standard multimedia goodies

All systems working OK with windows XP

I have installed slackware 10.1 and am trying to config my network for broadband access : Following is the diagnostic :

check 1 post install

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
RX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:680 (680.0 b) TX bytes:680 (680.0 b)

check 2 post install

root@darkstar:~# cd /sbin/route
-bash: cd: /sbin/route: Not a directory
root@darkstar:~# cd /sbin
root@darkstar:/sbin# route -n
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface U 0 0 0 lo

netconfig with static ip

ip address :
netmask :
gateway :
Name server :

probe for network card got message

Note: /etc/modules.conf is more recent than /lib/modules/2.4.29/modules.dep
/sbin/netconfig: line 473: 3915 Segmentation fault chroot . /sbin/modprobe $card 2>/dev/null
Note: /etc/modules.conf is more recent than /lib/modules/2.4.29/modules.dep

What I have done is that subsequent to installation I installed nvidia driver and oss3992d-linux-x86-v24.tar for sound system

What does this mean

Old 05-30-2005, 11:09 PM   #2
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what tools do you use for adsl setup?? i'm using adslsetup & it working great for me
Old 05-31-2005, 05:36 AM   #3
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I use adsl setup

Another information when I use netconfig and setup static ip parameters, rtl8139too.o is recognized as the network card. when I boot normally into level 3, the system enters kernel panic error at /etc/rc.d/rc,netdevice segmenation fault line 4

What I have is an onboard ethernet card. Is this the problem?

I can successfully log into runlevel 1

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