[Mageia-discuss] Network connection at install time

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Oct 10 16:07:17 CEST 2011

On Mon, 10 Oct 2011 13:18:57 +0200
Rémi Verschelde <remi at verschelde.fr> wrote:
> 2011/10/10 Frank Griffin <ftg at roadrunner.com>:
> >
> > If the network failure is with a wired interface (eth0), then you have a
> > simple way to verify this without going very far into an install.  On the
> > DVD, in the {i586/x86_64}/install/images directory, find and burn the
> > boot.iso to a CD-R(W).  Then boot that CD, it ENTER for install, and choose
> > HTTP from the options.  The installer will ask you several questions about
> > what your network connection requires.  If you get as far as having it ask
> > you  for the name of the HTTP server, then your network card works with the
> > installer.  If you don't, the messages on VC1/3/4 will probably tell you
> > why.  None of this will affect anything on your machine, so it's a
> > non-intrusive test.
> >
> Hum, IIRC, I experienced the same problem as Len with all my DVD
> installs: everything is okay except for network connection, which is
> then available with no issue on the first boot.

I had the same experience too.
I usually don't care since I can run the updates later on.



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