network device detection with FC2

Gregory Nowak greg at
Tue Oct 19 15:05:40 EDT 2004

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Isn't the 3c509 an old ISA card? If so, then I haven't seen a distro
yet which automatically detects non-pnp isa cards, which is what I
believe the 3c509 is. I of course do stand to be corrected.


On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 01:58:01PM -0500, Cheryl Homiak wrote:
> Hi all.
> A few months ago I did a speakup-modified FC2 install on my laptop. My
> network card was detected with no problem and I was prompted to set it up.
> Now i'm installing FC2 on my desktop, using the October 15th installation
> isos from the site. But I went through the installation screens three
> times and I was never prompted for my network--though I did get the
> firewall screen which I believe should come after it. Am I missing
> something here or is it my 3com 3c509 card that isn't being detected or
> what? I finally am going ahead with installing the packages, but this
> means
> I'll have to probably work on the network after the install is completed
> and I wasn't planning on having to do that.
> I did do a google search and found a couple other complaints about the
> 3c509 not working but I didn't find a solution or a reason. I'm starting
> to get a complex about this card; first debian wouldn't recognize it in an
> install--though now you can choose it from a list and it works--and now
> this!!!
> Any input would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Cheryl
> "Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."
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