HELP: RH8 cant connect to cable internet. eth0 "failed&
Iam now using Red hat 8.0 on a laptop Fujitsu celerom 500Mhz and the system seems to work fine. But i cant connect to the cable internet!!
To connect to the internet I need to use the Microsoft usb ethernet adapter MN-110, but nothing happens and when RH boots i see a FAILED when he tries to get the ETH0.
The way i try to connect to the cable internet is:
modem motorola surfboard ---> router Dlink 701 --> switch --> MN-110 usb thernet adapter --> laptop
It never works. I cant get internet on it. In the hardware list i cant find the microsoft MN-110 adapter (but it appears however under the section "system").
I try to do ifconfig -a and ifup eth0 but do not "find devices"... :o
Could you explain me how could i do this from the beguinning please?
seems like a common problem
it sounds like you need a driver for you usb nic, this sounds like a bit of a problem for most people who try to use usb nic's. i looked around the net for a bit to find a driver for linux for this and found some stuff that mentioned some software by openpegasus.org (not sure thats spelled right, google it). but i looked all over the site and cant find any thing about their products, and couldnt d/l with out signing up. other than that, drivers for your usb eithernet card were no where to be found. i wish i could look further for you, but i have some other stuff to do, so go check out google and find openpegasus.org, and see if you can find out if they have what you need.
depending on how much you want to spend...
if you have $30 or so, it may just be easier to get a pcmcia ethernet card if you have a open slot, and if you and woried about the amount of space it takes up, you can get a slim one with the jack that plugs into the card it's self. just a suggestion if you have the cash and an open slot, it might be easier.