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Re: install and wireless issues on Dell D600

On Fri, 05 Aug 2011 16:34:03 -0400, Mark Grieveson wrote:


> I have installed all the files that I feel are necessary from the
> usb-stick (IE, all the relevant firmware files).  There's a site that
> lists various required drivers for this laptop at
> http://kmuto.jp/debian/hcl/DELL/D600  It indicates that tg3 is necessary
> for the ethernet card (other sites list bnx2 or bnx2x).  For the
> wireless, generally it's ipw2100 or ipw2200 that are recommended.  I
> have followed all the instructions at http://wiki.debian.org/ipw2200


"lspci | grep -i -e network -e ethernet" will tell you the right driver 
to use.

> I don't know what else to do.

Logs. Almost anything goes to logs :-)

Take a look into "/var/log/syslog"
> root@debian:/home/mark# if config eth1 up eth1:  ERROR while getting
> interface flags:  No such device

Run "/sbin/ifconfig" and put here the result.



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