Continuing 4.8 install problems

Clay Jones clay at
Sat Aug 23 14:42:52 PDT 2003

Turned out to be a bad cable!  Wow, it was a pretty new one too...It's 
pretty weird that it causes the network card to not even be recognized.


On Saturday, August 23, 2003, at 05:29 PM, Clay Jones wrote:

> I discovered I had 1) A bad media burn to CD, and 2) An unsupported 
> network card.  I burned disk 1 of the ISO again and purchased a new 
> network card from the hardware compatibility list (My realtek is 
> version 82xx not 81xx).
> So after re-installing, the DLink I purchased was recognized as a 
> RealTek 81xx as expected.  I assigned an IP and did other network 
> configuration, and then rebooted.
> Everything seemed fine, but when I shut the box down, moved it to my 
> server room, and booted it back up, the network interface is now not 
> discovered on boot, and does not exist.  I've rebooted several times 
> to no avail, the network interface may as well not exist.
> Any ideas?
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