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Cannot Connect to Ethernet

Post by TheHairyNug » Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:20 pm


I'm having trouble with wired internet connections. My ethernet port doesn't light up when I plug a cord into it. This is the result of inxi -Fxz

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System:    Host: Compy-386 Kernel: 4.15.0-33-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
           Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
Machine:   System: LENOVO (portable) product: 23924BU v: ThinkPad T530
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 23924BU
           Bios: LENOVO v: G4ET94WW (2.54 ) date: 05/23/2013
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i7-3520M (-HT-MCP-) cache: 4096 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 11573
           clock speeds: max: 3600 MHz 1: 1328 MHz 2: 1302 MHz 3: 1253 MHz
           4: 1581 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
           bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Card-2: NVIDIA GF108M [NVS 5400M] bus-ID: 01:00.0
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 driver: nvidia
           Resolution: 1600x900@60.11hz
           GLX Renderer: NVS 5400M/PCIe/SSE2
           GLX Version: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 390.25 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Family High Definition Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-33-generic
Network:   Card-1: Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
           driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: 6080 bus-ID: 00:19.0
           IF: enp0s25 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak]
           driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 03:00.0
           IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (61.3% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Samsung_SSD_850 size: 500.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 337G used: 279G (88%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda3
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.27GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 73.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 0.0:67C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 3367
Info:      Processes: 269 Uptime: 2 days Memory: 4863.0/7677.5MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35 
Any tips? I've looked around, but all the answers seem to be quite different from another

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Re: Cannot Connect to Ethernet

Post by Uranium » Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:04 pm

No physical link layer, either check BIOS or try a different port or cord.


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