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Re: Newbie needs help with LAN set up

On Thursday 26 January 2006 17:17, j Mak wrote:
>Gene Heskett <gene.heskett@verizon.net> wrote: On Thursday 26 January 
2006 15:21, j Mak wrote:
>>                                 First off, I am a newbie in Linux
>> and networking. I have two computers, both about four years old and
>> both have built in Ethernet and LAN support. One runs ubuntu ant
>> other sarge. The one with sarge connected to the Internet with
>> dial-up modem. Both works perfectly. I want to hook the two
>> computers together to be able to share printers, scanners and the
>> Internet. Because I have little understanding about setting up a
>> LAN, I am following a tutorial, I found on the Internet. So far this
>> is what I have done. I bought a crossover wire and hooked up the
>> computers. I tested the one with ubuntu installed with the "ifconfig
>> eth0" command and was confirmed that the eth0 works. The one with
>> sarge installed however doesn't recognize the eth0 interface. I get
>> the following message: eth0: error fetching interface information:
>> Device not found
>Humm, possibly the module that runs your hardware isn't present or
>loaded.  On the machine that fails eth0, what does an lspci report?
>This is the output.
>debian:/home/mak# lspci
>0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 730 Host
> (rev 02) 0000:00:00.1 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]
> 5513 [IDE] (rev d0) 0000:00:01.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated
> Systems [SiS] SiS85C503/5513 (LPC Bridge) 0000:00:01.2 USB
> Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev
> 07) 0000:00:01.3 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB
> 1.0 Controller (rev 07) 0000:00:01.4 Multimedia audio controller:
> Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS PCI Audio Accelerator (rev 02)
> 0000:00:02.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Virtual
> PCI-to-PCI bridge (AGP) 0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller:
> nVidia Corporation NV17 [GeForce4 MX 440] (rev a3) debian:/home/mak#
Are you sure the card is fully plugged in?  It has to be in that list 
before anyhting else can do anything with it.

Also, please fix your email agents quoting so we can see who said what.

Cheers, Gene
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