[Techtalk] Re: Techtalk Digest, Vol 48, Issue 4

Melanie linuxgrrlv2 at yahoo.ca
Thu Feb 8 16:13:09 UTC 2007

Hi Robyn,

> What sort of network card do you have and do you
> know if it is working?

I know it works in windows, as that's what I started
with and there were no errors.

> you may need to be root to do this. If you could
> copy the line about
> Ethernet Controller here that'd be best.

03:05.0 FireWire (IEEE1394) Agere Systems FW323 (rev

03:0a.0 Communication Controller: Agere Systems:
Unknown device 0620

00:14.0 Bridge: nVidia Corp MCP51 Ethernet Controller
(rev a3)

00:02.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corp C51 PCI Express Bridge
(rev a1)

I saw that MCP51 was also associated with; IDE, USB,
RAM, SMBus...?
> The command to use in a terminal screen to see if
> your network card is
> there is
> ifconfig

lo  Link endcap : Local Loopback
    inet addr: Mask:
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope: Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric: 1
    RX packets: 160 errors: 0 dropped: 0 overruns: 0
frame: 0
    TX packets: 160 errors:0 dropped: 0 overruns: 0
carrier: 0 collisions: 0 txquelen: 0
    RX bytes: 12640 (12.3 KiB)
    TX bytes: 12640 (12.3 KiB)

And, that's all she wrote...


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