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Month: April 2014

Re: [trinity-users] Trying to activate wlan0 and eth0

From: Robert Peters <robertpeters9@...>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:45:06 +0200
On 14 April 2014 00:05, Serghei Amelian <serghei@...> wrote:
> On Monday 14 April 2014 00:33:16 Robert Peters wrote:
>> Hello,
>> My Thinkpad laptop has a Lubuntu partition that has wired and wireless
>> access: the modules are iwlwifi and e1000e.
>> Another partition runs exeGnu Trinity 14 but no internet connection.
>> I used modprobe to install the above modules and put their names in
>> /etc/modules, but wlan0 and eth0 are still not seen.
>> What to do?
>> Robert
> Check dmesg. Most probably you did not installed the firmwares required by
> your network cards.
> --
> Serghei

True, the network devices don't get loaded.  I have copied iwlwifi
ucode files to /lib/firmware and am trying to find how to get the
kernel to use them on startup.