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You guys.....you need to know which chipset your card uses before you can do anything, open a terminal window after booting the livecd and type this command Code: sudo lspci ...
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- 05-05-2007 #11
This is what mine looks like
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 GMCH [Graphics Memory Controller Hub] (rev 03)
00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 CGC [Chipset Graphics Controller] (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801AA PCI Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801AA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 02)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801AA IDE (rev 02)
00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801AA USB (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801AA SMBus (rev 02)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801AA AC'97 Audio (rev 02)
01:06.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
01:0d.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5005G 802.11abg NIC (rev 01)
01:0e.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5200] (rev a1)
BTW, there is a ton of help here on these forums, but I think folks are getting tired of helping people with their problems that have already been answered in other posts.
- 05-05-2007 #12
I understand that people are tired of answering these questions, as I see the same problems on other forums. However, generating a friendly forum attitude is, imho, more important. When I find newbs on other forums asking questions that have already been answered, I simply point them to the thread in question and welcome them to the forum. A little friendly encouragement goes a long way. They were once newbs too!
- 05-07-2007 #13
- Join Date
- Mar 2007
- Guelph, Ontario Canada
Help for racknrail
Greetings from Guelph. I am far from being a Linux expert (understatement) but I do know that Knoppix and its derivative Kanotix have no problems configuring a wire-based Ethernet card. I have done so several times. Wireless cards, however, seem to generally be a bit tricky on many distros, not just Knoppix. I think your best bet would be to search Google with the terms "wireless Ethernet configuration in Linux." If you have problems let me know and i will try to help search.
I have always found Linux forums excellent for friendly help and I wouldn't want to see you turned off of what I and many see as the greatest operating system!
P.S. I dual boot Kanotix and PCLinuxOS.
- 05-21-2007 #14
- Join Date
- May 2007
Can anyone help me to make my internet connection on my knoppix
thank you !