[CentOS] centos 6.3 live-cd no internet connection

Earl A Ramirez earlaramirez at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 19:26:33 UTC 2012


On 1 December 2012 03:05, Johan Scheepers <johannes05 at vodamail.co.za> wrote:

> On 30/11/2012 20:38, Earl A Ramirez wrote:
> > 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)
> >
> >
> Earl,
>
> Laptop...Samsung RF510
>
> johan at johan:~$  lspci | grep Ethernet
> 05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Yukon Optima
> 88E8059 [PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Controller with AVB] (rev 11)
>
> Maybe we have a solution?
>
> Thanks
> JohanS
>
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Johan,

It appears that this issue was resolved in a separate issue

https://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=36356

The drivers can be found on ELRepo




-- 
Kind Regards
Earl Ramirez


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