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RE: PC Card


Message: 2
Date: Tue, 09 May 2006 18:44:12 -0500
From: "Mikkel L. Ellertson" <mikkel infinity-ltd com>
Subject: Re: PC Card
To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
Message-ID: <4461294C 3070000 infinity-ltd com>
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Annette T Robart wrote:
> how have you got the eth0 card configured? If you have have it on
> "automatic" address assignment you need to have a device (e.g a home
> or in an office setup possibly a separate server) to assign an IP address
> but it looks like you the card isn't plugged in, (the carrier:0 from
> ifconfig should be a 1) what is is plugged into? did the same connection
> previously work in e.g. windows, or if you plug a different device in now?
> It is on automatic. It is getting the dns address and connecting to the
> Internet. It is just "extremely" slow. All other machines are connecting
> fine. It can take 3-5 minutes to load a page. I got Fedora loaded on
> Desktop and that connects fine, it's just this laptop that is fighting me!
> think I'll just give up on it.
Don't give up. There are a couple of things that may help. The
biggest one it to add the "MII_NOT_SUPPORTED=yes" option - ether
from the Network config GUI or /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

Thank You Mikkel !  That did the trick. It is now up to speed and flying
Through the Internet.  Thanks again.

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