Problem with NON-Wireless network card

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Fri Jul 20 20:22:51 UTC 2007

Steven J. Brown (NY) wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>    Yes your ethernet card is the Broadcom Corporation BCM4401 and
>> there is no reason that it should not be at your network tab that
>> lists hardware. If it isn't there it is a broken hardware. If it is
>> there click to have it selected and on the first tab make it active.
>> Karl
> I'm not sure I understand 'broken hardware'.  It is found under when
> running under one kernel, but not found when running under a newer
> kernel.  Wouldn't that indicate a broken kernel?
You have to be careful about Karl's "advice". He tends to post
things without reading or understanding all of the message he is
replying to. When you get a reply that does not make sense, or is
unrelated to the topic, that is probably the cause.


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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