Clarification: Network Reconfiguration Question

Nils Kassube kassube at
Thu Oct 11 21:45:08 UTC 2007

7230 wrote:
> Nils wrote:
> > Do you know which type your new NIC is? What is the output of the
> > lspci command? Maybe the kernel module for the new NIC is not
> > automatically loaded or maybe it needs ndiswrapper to work.
> Here is the relevent lspci output:
> 0000:01:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB PRO/100 VE
> (LOM) Ethernet Controller (rev 81)
> I looked through the lib/modules/2.6.15-28 directory & did not find
> anything for intel, or even the 'natsemi' module that has often worked
> for me when I could not find the specific one.
>  Here is the kernel module list.  (I haven't had to dig this deep in
> years, I don't think.):
> Module                  Size  Used by
> e100                   40580  0

It looks like the right module is loaded. At least I would expect the e100 
to be the right one. You could find out if there is any NIC available 
with the command "ifconfig -a" which will also give you the name.


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