Re: [Fwd: pcmcia ethernet card]
It is a long time since I managed to have the pcmcia ethernet card
working, so I hope I'm not giving you bad infos, anyway it's nothing
you can't find in the pcmcia howto.
Get the product info about your card by running 'cardctl ident', e.g.:
booker:/etc/pcmcia# cardctl ident
product info: "PCMCIA", "LNT-10TN", "1.0"
manfid: 0x0000, 0x0100
function: 6 (network)
no product info available
Then lookFor/put an appropriate entry in /etc/pcmcia/config.opts, e.g.:
card "Ethernet NE2000 compatible"
version "LNT-10TN", "1.0"
I can't remember at the moment the exact URL of the "dbase" with all
of these entries collected, I believe that you find it if you just
follow the links in the pcmcia howto, we are also encouraged to post
the product identity of any not-found card.
Hope that helps,
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 03:51:51PM +0200, Andrew D Dixon wrote:
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> Hi all,
> I'm trying to install a Netgear model FA 510 eternet card on my laptop.
> Right now the laptop has just go the Slink base system on it and once I
> get the ethernet card working I'll install all the other packages I
> I went through the network configuration in the install but it doesn't
> seem to work. when I try to ping another machine on the network:
> >ping 192.168.1.1
> I get the responce
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: wrote 192.168.1.1 64 chars, ret=-1
> also, when I try to configure eht0 with ifconfig:
> >ifconfig eth0
> I get,
> eth0: unknown interface.
> Any ideas? I'm new to networking and pcmcia devices to so if you could
> point me to any documentation I should read I'd appreciate it.
If one day you find out that the address email@example.com isn't working
any more, (some)one of the following ones should be surviving:
firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org