Moe Trin wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Aug 2007, in the Usenet newsgroup alt.os.linux.ubuntu, in article
> <>, aRu wrote:
>> Okay, having got some results with ifconfig, i get the standard response
>> if the card is NOT working.

> I'm sorry - what is "the standard response" ?
>> I do not see it in lsmod.

> Doesn't return any '3c*' modules? There should be a 3c59x module. Does
> the card show up in 'lspci -vv' ?
>> I tried to 'ifup' in /sbin and got no response.

> I'm assuming you mean you tried '/sbin/ifup' (no sane *nix installation
> includes the current directory in the command search path - that's just
> begging for troubles). 'ifup' is a tool that depends on various
> configuration files. If they're not set correctly, the tool won't work.
>> Is there any way to get this card to work (3Com PCI 3C905B-TX)

> Is the module installed? If '/sbin/lsmod' doesn't show the module,
> try 'modprobe 3c59x' to install it. Is it there now? Then try
> '/sbin/ifconfig eth0'. Does that show if card configured? If not, run
> '/sbin/ifconfig eth0 netmask' (with the
> correct IP address and network mask for your LAN) and see if that
> sets the card. Is there a route using this card? '/sbin/route -n'
> should show that. Finally, is there one to three nameserver declarations
> in /etc/resolv.conf? Let's work from there.
> Old guy

I tried using a live cd of ubuntu 7.04, as opposed to my edubuntu
install and the card worked. So, I just installed feisty fawn and
everything is wonderful.

Thanks for the assistance...