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Network card not detected

Network card not detected

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Hi, I've installed openSUSE-13.1 on a Fujitsu computer with N600 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express Adapter TL-WDN3800. I'm new to Linux although I did use Suse desktop about ten years ago. I typed ifconfig in a shell and the following was displayed:

CODE -->

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:65536  Metric:1
          RX packets:84 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:84 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:6656 (6.5 kb)  TX bytes:6656 (6.5 kb)

wlp2s0    Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 30:B5:C2:18:A6:98  
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

wlp2s0:av Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 30:B5:C2:18:A6:98  
          inet addr:169.254.9.18  Bcast:169.254.255.255  Mask:255.255.0.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1 

I don't know what 'wlp2s0:av' means. I'm assuming 'wlp2s0' is the name of the wireless network card. I don't know if network card has been fully detected, I'm unable to configure it as there is no IP address for the network card.

Also I ran /sbin/lspci -nnk | grep -iA3 net and the following was displayed:

CODE -->

00:19.0  Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation 82579LM Gigabit 

Network Connection [8086:1502] (rev 04)
         Subsystem:Fujitsu Technology Solutions Device [1734:11b7]
         Kernel driver in use: e1000e
         Kernel modules: e1000e

02:00.0  Ethernet controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless 

Network Adapter [168c:0030] (rev 01)
         Subsystem:Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:3116]
         Kernel driver in use: ath9k
         Kernel modules: ath9k

03:00.0  Ethernet controller [0200]:Intel Corporation 82574L Gigabit 

Network Connection [8086:10d3]
         Subsystem:Fujitsu Technology Solutions Device [1734:1192]
         Kernel driver in use: e1000e
         Kernel modules: e1000e 

What should I do to configure card and connect to network. All help will be greatly appreciated.

RE: Network card not detected

Blame 'systemd' for the name changes.

https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/...

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I'm unable to configure it as there is no IP address for the network card.
There is, (169.254.9.18) but it is from the 169.254.0.0/16 range that NICs will 'auto-configure' from if DHCP is specified but no DHCP servers are 'reachable'.

Which would suggest that your first point of checking should be whatever the DHCP server is on your network.

Chris.

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