Debian Squeeze netinstall doesn't recognize wired connection
On Sun, 19 Jun 2011 20:38:37 -0400, John Mollman wrote:
> I'm going to give Debian Squeeze a try on my netbook, but when I boot up
> using the netinstall CD, the installer fails to auto configure the wired
> connection with DHCP. I'm thinking the network card in this netbook
> (Toshiba NB505) is too new for the kernel 2.6.32.
But the installer detects the network adapter?
If yes, try to configure it by hand by providing static values (no DHCP).
> Is there a special kernel module I could load on startup in order to get
> the wired connection to work for the install? After the install, I plan
> to use a kernel module to get the wireless working found on this wiki
> page: http://wiki.debian.org/rtl819x#Squeeze
> Any idea what I should do to get the network card to operate with the
> wired connection for the install?
It is listed here:
And seems to use a commom ethernet chipset/driver :-?
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