Mint 13 - Ethernet not working on ideapad u160
I already posted this on the linux mint forum, but got no response.
I've installed Mint 13 some week ago, wireless works out of the box (improvement from previous mint/ubuntu version).
But Ethernet (which always worked out of the box) does not.
I've tried to connect to two different networks, at work and at school, both times the same result...
Mint 13 tells me "Wired: cable unplugged"
after plugging the network cable for the first time,
ifconfig gives me horrible things like:
>> ifconfig eth0
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr <MY_MAC_HERE>
BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:511101108105 errors:3092376452400 dropped:1030792150800 overruns:515396075400 frame:2576980377000
TX packets:515396075400 errors:2061584301600 dropped:0 overruns:515396075400 carrier:1030792150800
RX bytes:515396075400 (515.3 GB) TX bytes:515396075400 (515.3 GB)
and those numbers keep increasing even after unplugging.
>> sudo ifconfig eth0 down (and/or) up
has no effect at all.
>> lspci | grep -i eth
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR8131 Gigabit Ethernet (rev c0)