LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > MEPIS
User Name
Password
MEPIS This forum is for the discussion of MEPIS Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-15-2005, 12:38 PM   #1
allifm
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: Missouri
Distribution: Mepis
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy Please help with usb internet in Mepis


I just installed Mepis on an old 98 system. Everything runs great, except for the problem with connection to the internet. I have a 2 wire gateway that is hooked directly to the 98 via usb connection. Mepis doesn't seem to be able to detect it. I have even put in my gateway info and it still won't connect. Can anyone please help me with this problem?

Thank you.
 
Old 10-16-2005, 09:43 PM   #2
bluesman2333
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Phoenix, Az.
Distribution: Xubuntu Edgy
Posts: 330

Rep: Reputation: 30
I take it that by an old 98 system, you mean a computer that used to have win 98 installed on it? I suppose you had to choose the earlier Kernal when you installed Mepis. I don't know what a 2 wire gateway is, but since Mepis does a superb job at finding hardware, you might try the HCL to see if this hardware is supported by this Linux Kernal. I have never had a problem with my internet connection, but I use Ethernet, not USB.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
No internet connection in MEPIS max_power83 Linux - Newbie 5 10-16-2005 07:50 PM
Connection to Internet with MEPIS Sindaaran Linux - Software 3 08-22-2005 02:40 PM
MEPIS can't connect to the Internet. duffmckagan MEPIS 16 08-06-2005 10:31 PM
mepis won't stay on the internet ministock85 Linux - Newbie 1 07-10-2005 12:46 PM
MEPIS - No internet idris1388 Debian 2 06-11-2005 03:09 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > MEPIS

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:05 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration