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ramskapel
09-02-04, 01:14 AM
Running Linux - Fedora Core 1.
ECS mobo N2U400-A uses nForce2 chipset.
LAN device is VT6103L. OS does not recognize it.
Ethernet capable is connected and router light indicates a link is made.

Is this a hardware problem or software? Is there a fix from nVidia?

myshkinbob
09-02-04, 06:48 AM
you might want to repost in the linux forum, but i've an nforce3 onboard lan chip and i had to update my kernel and install the 'forcedeth' nvidia lan module. I think i've seen a few mentions of a fedora core 2 around, so i expect that has a more recent kernel that comes with it.

ramskapel
09-03-04, 12:40 AM
I've been looking around other forums and it is my conclusion that the nVidia MCP and Fedora core 1 (as well as Mandrake 10) are not working together. I have seen other posts where the solution was similar to yours.

For now, I'll take the easy route and drop a PCI ethernet card in (which works well, even as I write this post).