[TriLUG] Problems with SuSE 9.3 on IBM Laptop
David B. Rankin
drankinn at nc.rr.com
Tue Aug 16 22:11:07 EDT 2005
IBM ThinkPad 600x.
I have tried 3Com 10/100 IBM 10/100 Etherjet and D-Link DFE-690TXD all with
the same results. I guess SuSE doesn't like IBM Laptops? I've see similar
problems with everything since 9.0.
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Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Problems with SuSE 9.3 on IBM Laptop
>On Tue, 16 Aug 2005 14:03:02 -0400 "David B. Rankin" <drankin at nc.rr.com>
>I am having networking problems with SuSE 9.3 and a old IBM Thinkpad.
>I've tried three different PC cards (IBM, D-Link and 3Com) with the same
>results. SuSE appears to install and configure the PC Card properly but
>never gets a DHCP address. ifup-dhcp eth0 says ".....no IP address
>A closer look at ifconfig shows:
>RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:551
>TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0
>Can anybody point me in the right direction to start troubleshooting?
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What kind of ibm laptop is this. typically ibm tends to use intel or
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