Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

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Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

Postby yamawho » Thu Sep 11, 2008 3:17 pm

I tried the live cd on this system and I am able to access the network however, I tried to play an MP3 and Thudar seems to freeze up. Here is a link to this board ...
http://www.intel.com/Products/Desktop/M ... erview.htm

I remember reading that there was network linux issues with this mobo when it came out ...

BTW I was able to play a MP3 and XviD over the network on my NF2 system without issues from the live cd.
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Re: Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

Postby Husse » Sat Sep 13, 2008 8:28 am

It's supposed to have Realtek LAN
Run lspci and post the bit about Ethernet
Also check mintWifi for a driver
It's in /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintWifi/drivers
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Re: Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

Postby yamawho » Sat Sep 13, 2008 9:30 am

I've been reading ...

http://ge.ubuntuforums.com/showthread.p ... e&t=843398

Might not be so easy ...
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Re: Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

Postby yamawho » Sat Sep 13, 2008 12:42 pm

It looks like the kernel 2.6.24 does not support this Ethernet chip.

How can one update the kernel to 2.6.25 ?
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Re: Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

Postby Husse » Sat Sep 13, 2008 3:07 pm

yamawho wrote:It looks like the kernel 2.6.24 does not support this Ethernet chip.

How can one update the kernel to 2.6.25 ?

http://www.ubuntu-unleashed.com/2007/09 ... -with.html
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Re: Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

Postby yamawho » Sun Sep 14, 2008 8:20 pm

That app is really cool Husse but I can't make it work.

It freezes while it's rebuilding the kernel ...

I also tried reinstalling XFCE and attempted from a fresh install.

I tried 3 different times and it froze at different places .. oh well.
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Re: Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

Postby yamawho » Sun Sep 14, 2008 11:47 pm

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Re: Network issue with Intel D945GCLF mobo

Postby Husse » Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:27 am

That looks hopeful....
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