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Re: [gNewSense-users] network connection

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] network connection
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2010 23:33:36 +1030

On Fri, 5 Mar 2010 22:36:55 -0800
Jason Self <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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:

While valid advice...

> 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.

This question/suggestion should probably come first :)

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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