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Re: no ethernet card detected



On Mon 29 Aug 2011 at 15:42:10 -0600, Geoffrey Smith wrote:

> Hello, I am trying to do a new installation of Debian 6.0 on a Dell Optiplex
> 790 computer.  The graphical installer does not detect the ethernet card and
> hangs.  The actual ethernet card on the machine is an Intel 82579LM.  Does
> anybody know a solution to this problem?  Thank you very much.  Geoff

It should be possible to proceed beyond the network card detection stage
and complete the installation of the base system. Then this might prove
useful:

http://wiki.debian.org/InstallingDebianOn/Dell/LatitudeE6420/squeeze

Alternatively, you could download on of these:

http://kmuto.jp/debian/d-i/


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