[CentOS] centos 6.3 live-cd no internet connection

Earl A Ramirez earlaramirez at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 18:38:28 UTC 2012


On 1 December 2012 02:09, Johan Scheepers <johannes05 at vodamail.co.za> wrote:

> On 30/11/2012 10:52, Sorin Srbu (IMAP) wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> >> Behalf Of Johan Scheepers
> >> Sent: den 30 november 2012 07:59
> >> To: centos at centos.org
> >> Subject: Re: [CentOS] centos 6.3 live-cd no internet connection
> >>
> >>>> Installed Centos 6.3 live-cd. Looking good but  *  no internet
> >>>> connection * (wired dsl system).
> >>> Did you check the "Automatically connect"-check box in the network
> >>> manager for you connection?
> >>>
> >>> If you've done a plain vanilla install and didn't look at the network
> >>> settings at install time, odds are that this checkbox is unchecked.
> >> On install there was a option at left hand bottom for Internet
> >> connection on some page.
> >> It was grayed out and had no effect on clicking.
> > This could mean the live-install didn't recognize your network card.
> >
> > Are we talking wireless or wired connections now?
> >
> > So far I haven't seen a wired network card *not* being recognized
> > out-of-the-box. Wireless card are a different matter, although it
> might've
> > become better in CentOS 6.
> >
> >
> >> What would this mean..
> >>
> >>    plain vanilla install
> > A regular standard install with no extra bells or whistles.
> >
> >
> >> Clean re-install would be no problem for me to get this going.
> >>    I spend a lot of bandwidth (live-cd, netinstall, DVD1, DVD2) and time
> >> until now.
> > You know, if we're talking wifi-networking on your computer, CentOS might
> > not be the best choice (please List, forgive me for saying this..). You
> > might be better off using something like Linux Mint instead.
> >
> > /Sorin
> >
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> Thanks for your reply.
>
> The installation was a DVD1 install.
> The internet is via a direct cable out of my laptop direct to a DSL modem.
> Even tried my cell-c modem (cell phone provider) which works on all the
> below OS'ses.
>
> I am a pensionar and have lots of time. Experimenting with different
> flavours of linux each on a external USB drive. Like  suse, mandriva,
> debian, mint, debian-mint, ubuntu, fedora, magaia, bodhi, arch-linux,
> centos.
>
> Up to date only arch-linux and now centos refuse my internet connection.
> I appreciate your responses but if it can not be done, that is a pity,
> then it is fine.
> Regards
> JohanS
>
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Johan,

What kind f laptop is it (make/model), if the Ethernet controllers is
Atheros you will need the drives from ElRepo as it is not included in
CentOS.

$ lspci | grep Ethernet
05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR8151 v2.0
Gigabit Ethernet (rev c0)


-- 
Kind Regards
Earl Ramirez


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