[NBLUG/talk] on-board NIC problem

Ross Thomas boscorama at fastmail.us
Wed Jun 28 22:27:46 PDT 2006

On Wed, 28 Jun 2006 17:25:24 -0700, "David" <shadoweyez at hotpop.com>
> Another thing to try is see if your system sees the NIC by typing lspci. 
> If this command does not see the NIC, make sure the card is seated properly
> in and if necessary the bios sees it.  If lspci does see it, make sure your
> kernel has those drivers compiled in or at least built as a module.

Good suggestion, but since it's an on-board NIC it may be that the NIC
is disabled in the BIOS rather than 'not seen'.  Either way, Dave's
right and
you should check whether the system even sees the physical device.



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