I had the exact same problem, to date I cannot sort it out. Neither
can I get my ADSL connection working. As much as I am sympathetic
towards Linux it still has a long way to go to catch up on Windows

On 14 Apr 2003 03:48:52 GMT, andrzej@mildred.cs.ualberta.ca (Andrzej
Zadorozny) wrote:

>I was wondering if anyone has been successful in configuring the ethernet on
>Dell's Inspiron 5100? The ethernet device cannot be probed under either
>Red Hat 9 or Slackware 9.
>Any ideas? Thanx.