Hello world!

I've FoxConn G41MD-V motherboard with integrated NIC Atheros AR8131 and
Suse Linux Enterprise 11 SP1

running
Code:
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ifconfig -a
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don't give this ethernet at all, only 2 3Com NICs and lo

in Yast when selecting this ethernet adapter I cannot edit it and see

"Unable to configure the network card because the kernel device
(eth0, wlan0) is not present. This is mostly caused by missing firmware
(for wlan devices). See dmesg output for details.

Code:
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uname -a
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Linux localhost 2.6.32.12-0.7-pae #1 SMP 2010-05-20 11:14:20 +0200 i686
i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Code:
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lspci
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00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset DRAM Controller
(rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset PCI Express Root
Port (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset
Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High
Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port
1 (rev 01)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port
2 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH7 Family USB UHCI
Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI
Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI
Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI
Controller #4 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI
Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR (ICH7 Family) LPC
Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE
Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation N10/ICH7 Family SATA IDE
Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev
01)
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Device 1083 (rev
c0)
04:01.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado]
(rev 6c)
04:02.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado]
(rev 78)

Code:
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hwinfo
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============ start debug info ============
libhd version 15.33 (ia32)
using /var/lib/hardware
kernel version is 2.6
probe = 0x0000138fc4aa17fcf9fffe (+memory +pci +isapnp +net +floppy
+misc +misc.serial +misc.par +misc.floppy +serial +cpu +bios +monitor
+mouse +scsi +usb -usb.mods +modem +modem.usb +parallel +parallel.lp
+parallel.zip -isa -isa.isdn +isdn +kbd +prom +sbus +int +braille
+braille.alva +braille.fhp +braille.ht -ignx11 +sys -bios.vbe
-isapnp.old -isapnp.new -isapnp.mod +braille.baum -manual +fb +pppoe
-scan +pcmcia -fork -parallel.imm +s390 -cpuemu -sysfs -s390disks +udev
+block +block.cdrom +block.part +edd +edd.mod -bios.ddc -bios.fb
-bios.mode +input +block.mods +bios.vesa -cpuemu.debug -scsi.noserial
+wlan -bios.crc -hal -bios.vram -bios.acpi -bios.ddc.ports=1
-bios.ddc.ports=2 -bios.ddc.ports=3 -bios.ddc.ports=4 -modules.pata
-net.eeprom -max -lxrc)

29: PCI 300.0: 0200 Ethernet controller
[Created at pci.318]
UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_1969_1083
Unique ID: svHJ.1dgxtCV+JB6
Parent ID: qTvu.4chw4Z9dkyF
SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.1/0000:03:00.0
SysFS BusID: 0000:03:00.0
Hardware Class: network
Model: "Atheros Ethernet controller"
Vendor: pci 0x1969 "Atheros Communications"
Device: pci 0x1083
SubVendor: pci 0x105b "Foxconn International, Inc."
SubDevice: pci 0x0dbe
Revision: 0xc0
Memory Range: 0xfeac0000-0xfeafffff (rw,non-prefetchable)
I/O Ports: 0xdc00-0xdc7f (rw)
IRQ: 11 (no events)
Module Alias:
"pci:v00001969d00001083sv0000105Bsd00000DBEbc02sc0 0i00" Config Status:
cfg=no, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown Attached to: #18 (PCI bridge)


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