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Re: [gNewSense-users] network connection

From: Jason Self
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] network connection
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 22:36:55 -0800

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 9:32 PM,  <address@hidden> wrote:
> I have installed gNewSense 2.3 on a computer running Mandriva 2008.  I
> bought a new hard disc, which I dedicated to gNewSense which I boot
> through grub in my Mandriva boot partition on another disc.  It all seems
> to be working properly except that I have no network connection of any
> kind under gNewSense.  The only connection that shows in the <forgotten
> its name> administration window is ppp.  The computer is on a local
> ethernet network of two computers and two printers, and connection to the
> outside world is through a linksys switch, all of which works, and has
> worked for along time, under Mandriva.  I cannot find any way of telling
> gNewSense that eth0 is out there.  Any suggestions?
> dajo

Just as generic advice it's possible that a newer kernel might help.
Try this one:

If that doesn't work it would be helpful if you could describe your
hardware in more detail, like perhaps the output of lspci or dmesg.

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