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Re: FC6 not connecting -- amplification



On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 13:22:04 -0800, Rick Stevens wrote:

[... snipperoo ...]
>> again, not found. The first character in each of those *is* lower case L,
>> isn't it, not the number 1??
> 
> Yes, "lima-sierra-papa-charlie-india".  Keep in mind that most of these
> commands are intended to be run as root with root's environment and path
> (e.g. a normal user does not have "/sbin" in his/her path).
> 
> If you (as a normal user) simply did an "su" to become root then you
> won't have root's environment.  You must use "su -" ("su-space-dash")
> to get root's environment and path as well as becoming root.  In any
> case, you should be able to run the command as "/sbin/lspci".

AHA! Hadn't ever known that. I exited and gave it the whole nine yards "su
- root" 

NOW lspci and lsmod work strait from the prompt, sure enough -- and lspci
| grep -i net gives me (retyping) "00:09.0 Ethernet controller: Intel
Corporation 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 10)" -- and no mention of
any other ethernet anything, 3c501 or otherwise.


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