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pmccrackan
12-Feb-2012, 09:07
Hey guys, been trying to get SLED set up on my laptop, been running openssue 12.1 fine, but want to have a play with SLED 11 SP1
I install it, all goes fine but I get no network, so dont get the option to register and download updates before rebooting etc
Then I try once rebooted, network manager just says theres no network available, try disabling network manager and set address manaully, sdtill no go.
ifconfig -a shows no IP, but there's a MAC address for eth0, why isn't it picking up an IP?
Even when set a static IP, although the IP shows in ifconfig, I cant even ping my gateway.
The network light is green with an orange flash approximetly every 5 seconds or so.
It's not picking up any wireless at all, not that I would expect it to on it's install as the SLED install image is getting on now ............ I expect once I can run updates it will pick up the wireless, but until I get the wired network working on this machine I cant run updates GRRR!
Anyone with any ideas on this one?


Thanks, regards Peter.

mikewillis
13-Feb-2012, 10:41
If you post the output of

$ /sbin/lspci -k
we can see what hardware you have.

If you've got Sandybridge chipset try this
http://drivers.suse.com/novell/SLE-SANDYBRIDGE/sle11-sp1/install-readme.html
The title only references graphics but I'm using it to make the networking work on machines with Sandybridge chipset.

You could also try searching at http://drivers.suse.com/

Or you could just wait for SLED 11 SP2. There's no release date, Novell never seem to announce one in advance, but word is probably in the next couple of months. (I was going to reference a discussion about it but it seems have got lost in the recent move of the forums or something.

pmccrackan
13-Feb-2012, 13:18
Hey guys, thanks for that, however I have gone back to opensuse 12.1 on the HP machine and have get SLED 11 as a VMWare guest, to play around with.
I will most likely wait for the next release before I try it on a newer model physical machine again.

Out of interest though, here is the hardware on the HP 4720s ( now running onpensuse 12.1 64 bit, and everything just works.



/sbin/lspci -k
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 02)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor PCI Express x16 Root Port (rev 02)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset HECI Controller (rev 06)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
Kernel driver in use: mei
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller (rev 05)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio (rev 05)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev 05)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev 05)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev 05)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 6 (rev 05)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller (rev 05)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev a5)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 5 Series Chipset LPC Interface Controller (rev 05)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset 6 port SATA AHCI Controller (rev 05)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
Kernel driver in use: ahci
00:1f.6 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset Thermal Subsystem (rev 05)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
Kernel driver in use: intel ips
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M93 [Mobility Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series]
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company ProBook 4720s GPU (Mobility Radeon HD 4350)
Kernel driver in use: radeon
01:00.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc RV710/730 HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 4000 series]
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
44:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company U98Z062.12 802.11bgn Wireless Half-size Mini PCIe Card
Kernel driver in use: ath9k
45:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 1411
Kernel driver in use: r8169
ff:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QuickPath Architecture Generic Non-core Registers (rev 02)
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device 8086
ff:00.1 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QuickPath Architecture System Address Decoder (rev 02)
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device 8086
ff:02.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QPI Link 0 (rev 02)
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device 8086
ff:02.1 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QPI Physical 0 (rev 02)
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device 8086
ff:02.2 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor Reserved (rev 02)
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device 8086
ff:02.3 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor Reserved (rev 02)
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device 8086