I think the reason there is no ipv4 address is that this is obtained via DHCP from the router and that’s what’s not working. In Windows I can connect to the routers via WiFi and via wired ethernet. Thanks for taking the time to help. Compiling from compat-wireless 3. After running into another post with the same issue and some Google searching, the AR cards seem to have driver support issues under most flavors of UNIX which result in the card showing up in ifconfig but not properly functioning.
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Anyway since Ubuntu now provides the alx driver, it should work, but it does not.
If udev detects it during boot, it adds device. I had actually seen the second of those posts before and tried some of those suggestions with no change. All times are GMT I don’t know about From a terminal window please run: I’ve got a pile of kernels to choose from at boot Do as user root: See full activity log.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Also it seems that if this were some DHCP protocol issue, the WiFi connection to the same router wouldn’t work either. Your input will help pinpoint which items posted here are the important ones.
Even the alternative method did not work for me for Can you update your kernel to latest version 3. Sign up using Facebook.
Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I’d keep searching here and on the Web for info regarding the Atheros driver until the hardware gets current support in the kernel.
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In Windows I can connect to the routers via WiFi and via wired ethernet. Local Loopback inet addr: I swapped two lines and NAME flags so that next boot AR would be assigned as eth0, default ethernet card for system.
Kernel modules for Realtek Semiconductor Co. Dell Device Flags: I tried running a packet capture If you see something here you really like and feel should be permanent, take a couple of seconds and give the thread a rating. AR Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Brad Figg ggabit wrote on Ed McDonagh ed-mcdonagh wrote on Compiling from compat-wireless 3.
[ubuntu] Atheros AR/ PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller Driver
Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. I see you already found it: AR Gigabit Ethernet rev 08 The module is automatically loaded and there is an eth0 interface created, but no IP is associated with it.
Alx driver is now working properly. I am not the only one: This worked like a charm despite that it is quite a hack! Freedom, World peace in unity!