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When I do the command 'ifconfig' without args, I get lo, but no eth0. and when I did the command 'lspci -v' I got the following Code: 00:0F.0 Ethernet controller: ...
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    Debian doesn't see the ethernet card


    When I do the command 'ifconfig' without args, I get lo, but no eth0. and when I did the command 'lspci -v' I got the following

    Code:
    00:0F.0 Ethernet controller: Davicom Semiconductor, Inc. Ethernet 100/10 MBit (rev31)
    Subsystem: Unknown device 3030:5032
    Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32 IRQ 5
    I/O ports at c000 [size=256]
    Memory at dffffe00 (32bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
    Expansion ROM at dff80000 [disabled] [size=256K]
    Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
    is it that I don't have the correct driver, or, do I need to do something in my BIOS to let linux detect the Ethernet card?

    thank you

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    ifconfig only shows the current devices that are up. ifconfig -a will show all of them.

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    tried that

    thanks for the idea, which I tried and got the same response. Someone suggested to me that I'm going to have to reconfigure my kernel, which I'm not looking forward to.

    Thanks

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    u shouldnt have to, jsut fidn out what driver to use (by putting the device id into google usualy works) then add
    Code:
    alias eth0 driverName
    to the end of ur /etc/modules.conf file

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