[olug] Ubuntu Installation
jaybocc2 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 20:53:11 UTC 2013
No reason to abandon the wonderful world of Debian (ubuntu is a less
wonderful world) for fedoraland, unless of course you feel like you want
What version is your realtek nic? I have issues with r8169 (to put
it accurately its broke as fuck.) and have to blacklist and remove it
every time ubuntu decides to !@#$ing update something and instead i
use r8168 which works flawlessly.
I have a script setup to do this at boot.
You may be experiencing the same issue, if so i'd be more than happy to
share my experiences with you.
On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 3:34 PM, Sam Flint <harmonicnm7h at gmail.com> wrote:
> try fedora, i haven't had driver problems yet, though with debian derivs i
> Happy Hacking!
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Walt Del Vecchio <
> walt.delvecchio at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> > Hello, all.
> > I'm a recent transplant to Nebraska from southern California (please
> > hold this against me).
> > My 5-yr old Linux box finally burned out after my move a couple of months
> > ago.
> > I rebuilt a new system using an AMD FX-8350 CPU on a Gigabyte
> > mobo.
> > UEFI configuration is no problem since it allows a legacy mode.
> > The hardware came with Windows drivers for Ethernet, USB, RAID1, etc.
> > configurations, and these work fine when I loaded a spare copy of
> > My problem occurs getting peripherals working with Linux.
> > I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 and burned it to a DVD.
> > After installing it on the new system, only the PS2 keyboard and monitors
> > worked after getting a Ubuntu login screen.
> > I had dead Ethernet and USB connections.
> > RAID1 was no longer configured.
> > I attempted to obtain Linux drivers from Gigabyte, but they only
> > Windows.
> > I downloaded Linux Ethernet drivers from Realtek, used on the Gigabyte
> > board, but still am not sure whether to plow forward or not.
> > Does anyone have experience or know where I can get help to finish this
> > installation?
> > Thank you for your help.
> > Walt Del Vecchio
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