[Novalug] Connecting CentOS 5.3 on a netbook
David A. Cafaro
dac at cafaro.net
Sun Apr 26 20:20:43 EDT 2009
Well the big thing we need to know is if you see things like:
Tell us the names you see.
Also run this command:
And let's see what the differences are in what is listed.
Basically we're just trying to see what interfaces your system thinks
you have. Hopefully you have an eth0 listed (likely your wired
connection), and possibly a wlan0 or wifi0 listed (your wireless
connection). lo will be the one with 127.0.0.1 in it that's your
localhost interface and you should always have that one.
David A. Cafaro <dac at cafaro.net>
Cafaro's Ramblings: www.cafaro.net
On Apr 26, 2009, at 6:52 PM, Beartooth wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Apr 2009, David A. Cafaro wrote:
>> If in a command prompt you run:
>> /sbin/ifconfig -a
>> What do you get back? I'm wondering if the driver for the EeePC
>> network cards are installed by default in CentOS. CentOS 5.3 runs
>> an older 2.6.18 based kernel, though there are a lot of patches for
>> newer drivers.
> You know I can't c&p the whole thing. Here's my first guess: the
> only familiar address I see is 127.0.0.1
> Beartooth Implacable, Curmudgeonly Codger Learning Linux
> On the Internet, you can never tell who is a dog --
> supposing you care -- but you can tell who has a mind.
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