wired ethernet problem in Lucid on HP Pavillion dv6000

Tom Bell cbell44 at cfl.rr.com
Tue May 25 23:39:19 UTC 2010

On 05/25/2010 11:16 AM, O. Sinclair wrote:
> Alvin wrote:
>> On Tuesday 25 May 2010 14:47:13 O. Sinclair wrote:
>>> William Hamra wrote:
>>>> On 05/25/2010 02:04 PM, O. Sinclair wrote:
>>>>> Have installed Lucid on a HP Pavillion dv6000 laptop with Nvidia and
>>>>> Broadcom.
>>>>> Wireless works and I have managed to get Nvidia drivers installed for
>>>>> graphics. But strangely enough (to me) wired ethernet is not working. I
>>>>> can set an address manually though nothing happens, I can not connect
>>>>> via DHCP and I do not get any traffic going.
>>>>> lspci gives the info "ethernet controller.... Nvidia MPC65 Ethernet (rev
>>>>> a3)" if that means something to anyone out there.
>>> If I set a fixed IP number it is perfectly normal, if I don't it never
>>> picks up any IP. Let me see if I can be more specifice, hold on. this is
>>> after trying with DHCP:
>>> eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1b:24:bd:d9:aa
>>>            inet6 addr: fe80::21b:24ff:febd:d9aa/64 Scope:Link
>>>            UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>>>            RX packets:1436 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>>>            TX packets:265 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>>>            collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>>>            RX bytes:132107 (132.1 KB)  TX bytes:36279 (36.2 KB)
>>>            Interrupt:20 Base address:0x2000
>> - Are you using /etc/network/interfaces or network-manager?
>> - How did you set a static ip? ifconfig, or at boot?
>> - How did you request DHCP? $ sudo dhclient3 eth1
>> You might also want to take a look in
>> /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
> I tried with network-manager and with wicd, have not tried messing 
> around with cli configurations .... yet. Will try your suggestions
What do you get with:
sudo iptables -L


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