#gentoo - Thu 5 Apr 2007 between 14:11 and 14:16

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AndyCR1wepy: it shows the promt
*prompt
wepyAndyCR1: your machine freezes when you try to setup wireless?
AndyCR1wepy: yes
wepyAndyCR1: can you login to another terminal?
AndyCR1whats the key combination?
forgot
wepyAndyCR1: at console it's alt-fX
Drakonennever had that with ipw3945, had lots of other ones though...
AndyCR1wepy: nope
totally stuck with a blinking carrot
defaceAndyCR1 - http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_ipw3945
wepyAndyCR1: i've never had a blinking carrot on linux..
defaceuse NetworkManager - it simplifies things
wepyAndyCR1: can you ctrl-c or ctrl-d it?
AndyCR1deface: i could if i could get internet to download it :/
wepy: nope
wepy: blinking carrot, or that underline that blinks
wepyAndyCR1: this shouldn't be happening, it must be a buggy driver or something..
AndyCR1saying "type here"
Simkinhey guys
wepyso type there?
Simkini got a new computer and i'm having great difficulty with the network
i plugged in a pci ncik
via rhine based
and i can load the module
it shows up in dmesg
wepySimkin: please preserve line space a little more :)
Simkinhowever, ifconfig eth0 says it can't find it. wepy OK :)
so i have eth0: VIA Rhine III at 0xfeaffc00, 00:13:46:6a:8c:62, IRQ 22.
eth0: MII PHY FOUND at address 1, status 0x786d advertising 05e1 Link cde1.
wepySimkin: if you do ifconfig -a does it show up?
Simkinbut ifconfig eth0 = eth0: error fetching interface information: device not found
wepy: oh..... i see eth2
wepy: and eth4
defaceAndyCR1 - hookup a hardwire :)
Simkinuhm, whyis it skipping eth0 and 1 ?
chitheadSimkin: because of udev persistend device naming
AndyCR1deface: none nearby
chitheadpersistent*

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