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Intel network drivers for Lucid 5.2.8? (Solved)
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divisionmd


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PostPosted: Fri 23 Sep 2011, 08:30    Post_subject:  Intel network drivers for Lucid 5.2.8? (Solved)
Sub_title: I have a Integrated Intel® 82579LM card
 

Hello,

- Anyone know where i can get drivers for: Integrated Intel® 82579LM Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000

- For Lucid 5.2.8

THanks for help,

Best regards,
JOhan
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tempestuous

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PostPosted: Fri 23 Sep 2011, 09:04    Post_subject:  

To be able to help you, we need to positively identify your ethernet device.
Please run this command
Code:
lspci -n

and report the results.
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divisionmd


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PostPosted: Fri 23 Sep 2011, 11:54    Post_subject:  

Alright here is the output of that command:


00:00.0 0600: 8086:0100 (rev 09)
00:01.0 0604: 8086:0101 (rev 09)
00:16.0 0780: 8086:1c3a (rev 04)
00:19.0 0200: 8086:1502 (rev 04)
00:1a.0 0c03: 8086:1c2d (rev 04)
00:1b.0 0403: 8086:1c20 (rev 04)
00:1c.0 0604: 8086:1c10 (rev b4)
00:1c.2 0604: 8086:1c14 (rev b4)
00:1d.0 0c03: 8086:1c26 (rev 04)
00:1e.0 0604: 8086:244e (rev a4)
00:1f.0 0601: 8086:1c4c (rev 04)
00:1f.2 0106: 8086:1c02 (rev 04)
00:1f.3 0c05: 8086:1c22 (rev 04)
01:00.0 0300: 10de:06e0 (rev a1)

Thanks for help,

Best regards,
Johan
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PostPosted: Fri 23 Sep 2011, 22:15    Post_subject:  

divisionmd wrote:
8086:1502 (rev 04)

You need the upgraded Intel e1000e ethernet driver,
available for Puppy versions 5.1 - 5.2.8 here -
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=453685#453685
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PostPosted: Sat 24 Sep 2011, 06:25    Post_subject:    

Thanks tempestuous - now it works great!!

How did you find out that it was that exact model i needed from that lspci -n command?

Thanks for help,
Best regards
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PostPosted: Sat 24 Sep 2011, 07:33    Post_subject:  

See PCI ID repository
Else if your system support it, you can use elspci -l

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PostPosted: Sat 24 Sep 2011, 10:29    Post_subject:  

Yes, an online list of PCI ID's will tell you what device (brand/model/type) relates to each device ID,
then you can check this ID against the entire list of ID's supported by Puppy's kernel modules, by looking at /lib/modules/<kernelversion>/modules.pcimap and /lib/modules/<kernelversion>/modules.usbmap.
Of course, I have many additional third-party drivers installed on my system, so I have more device ID's listed than on a standard Puppy installation. But in your case it was relatively easy anyway; you were likely to need one of the Intel ethernet drivers, e1000, e1000e or igb, and it was just a question of which one.
You can query the e1000e driver, yourself, with this command -
Code:
modinfo e1000e

and you will see listed all supported device ID's (including your own) in this format -
Code:
alias:          pci:v00008086d00001502...
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divisionmd


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PostPosted: Sun 25 Sep 2011, 15:11    Post_subject:  

- Thanks tempestuous - taking notes.. .

- You should collect all these tech know hows on some webpage...

-when you mean "online list of PCI ID's " you just google it? or do you have a wepage you usuallu check on first?

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Johan
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PostPosted: Sun 25 Sep 2011, 23:18    Post_subject:  

http://pci-ids.ucw.cz/read/PC/
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