No network on 12.04 install

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Sat Jun 30 03:47:39 UTC 2012

On 30/06/12 02:36, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> I just installed Kubuntu 12.04 on a new computer with an Asus
> motherboard containing onboard NIC. The onboard NIC is enabled in
> BIOS. I don't happen to have a spare network card to test with. The
> internet connection is via a D-Link router, either wired or wireless
> via T-Link USB wireless adapter. The internet connection works fine
> for other computers on the network (2 wired and 1 wireless). I have
> tried multiple known-good cables and router ports with this computer.
> I also booting into Kubuntu 11.10 LiveCD to test there as well, same
> results.
> This machine will not connect to the internet. On the wired connection in 12.04:

2 days ago I installed an additional HDD on the computer. Took it off 
the workbench, connected it to all the normal things - but I had no 
connection to the internet (ie ADSL modem). The lights on the modem 
showed that the cable WAS connected to the computer. Changed cables, 
checked the BIOS, reset the BIOS - still nothing.

Yesterday I went out and bought a PCIe network card and now I have 
internet access.

For some unknown reason the onboard LAN decided to die. And I always use 
an antistatic strap when I am messing around with a computer.


Using openSUSE 12.2 x86_64 KDE 4.8.4 and kernel 3.4.4 on a system with-
AMD FX 8-core 3.6/4.2GHz processor
16GB PC14900/1866MHz Quad Channel Corsair "Vengeance" RAM
Gigabyte AMD3+ m/board; Gigabyte nVidia GTX550Ti 1GB DDR5 GPU

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