I have just installed a fresh copy on my computer, and found out that most of my hardware does not have its drivers included with the installation. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The time now is Not a Forum Member? I suggest these as you were trying to install Redhat 9 in the first place, and these keep in the realm of RPM packaging and the Redhat world.

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Problems configuring eth0 with Broadcom x 10/ Integrated controller

Installing drivers for bcm ethernet controller It is: To configure network protocol and address, refer to various Linux documentations.

The following are general guidelines for installing the driver. Good to hear you have found the solution sorry I couldn’t have been more help at the time.

When I installed Red Hat 9 ‘Workstation’, the procedure did not provide a network configuration screen. What could possibly be wrong? Generally when you do a fresh install of ubuntu when you first login ubuntu will do a hardware check and a notification Icon will pop-up advising you about the avaliabilty of any “restricted” eg closed source drivers if you click on this Icon it will open the Hardware Drivers program groadcom is only ever used for enabling or disabling these optional drivers.


BB code is On. Could not connect to wireless network. Installing drivers for bcm ethernet controller had a more or less same problem and i was able to solve it by installing the os with brodacom connected and active ethernet cable. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I checked and it says Broadcom STA wireless driver is activated and currently in use. All times are GMT Originally Posted by stakes Installing Fedora Core 5 was a breeze, everything, including the broadcom ethernet is working just great.

Never even knew about it, but I would have expected b44 to be the guy – tg3 for newer kit maybe???. Broadcom x ethernet problems on Dell laptop with SuSE 8.

The only thing is the wireless network card in the is not recognized also a broadcom Hardware must be OK since the ‘other OS’ works with the wireless. The file now looks like this: Results 1 to 6 of 6.


Apparently, installing the new wlan drivers blacklisted the ethernet drivers. Broadcom Broxdcom 57xx Gigabit Controller through integrated ethernet adaptor ubuntu. Again, i did not get the dhcp option while installing.

Hi Please find the link below http: The thing that concerns me here is that you are using Redhat 9, which means you are using an OS that is quite old. Find all posts by System Shock.

You may want to try installing Fedora Core 4 or 5 now or CentOS, both of which have much more up-to-date software packages as well as kernels.

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As a matter of fact, I’m replying over ethernet.