[ubuntu-uk] Networking with an Dell Optiplex GX620

james at btguk.org james at btguk.org
Tue Oct 16 21:22:15 BST 2007


Um, how do I know if it has detected the network card?

I also have 7.04, just finished downloading it, should I use that instead?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Beard" <rob at esdelle.co.uk>
To: <james at btguk.org>; "British Ubuntu Talk" <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 8:42 PM
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Networking with an Dell Optiplex GX620

> james at btguk.org wrote:
> > I have just about to install 6.06 on my Dell optiplex GX620, but when I
> > installed it on one the other day it could not configure the internet
> > connection.
> > 
> > Any advise or suggestions?
> > 
> > James.
> > 
> > 
> Is the card detected?  AFAIK the Optiplex GX620 have Broadcom adaptors 
> although I would have thought it would be supported (I'm fairly certain 
> that it is supported on Ubuntu 6.10 and higher).
> Could you try setting a static IP address?  (this is always easier if 
> you know what sort of IP addresses are on your network and what the 
> gateway address of the router and DNS address(es) are).
> Other than that, if it's a standard Mini Tower or Desktop machine 
> (rather than the small form factor size), have you got a spare network 
> card you could try?
> Rob
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