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#1 2019-11-05 11:23:49

Registered: 2019-01-26
Posts: 4  

No wired net

I wanted to try out devuan_ascii_2.1_amd64_desktop-live but I'm getting no wired network connection when booting from the stick.

When running artix:

% lspci -knn | grep -iA5 net
00:1f.6 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection (7) I219-V [8086:15bc] (rev 10)
	DeviceName: Onboard - Ethernet
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Ethernet Connection (7) I219-V [1462:7b17]
	Kernel driver in use: e1000e
	Kernel modules: e1000e

and devuan:

% lspci -knn | grep -iA1 net
00:1f.6 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:15bc] (rev 10)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7b17]

I realize I have fairly new hardware (late 2018). Is it possible to get network in this case?


#2 2019-11-05 16:10:33

Registered: 2016-11-25
Posts: 1,621  

Re: No wired net

You most likely need a newer kernel. This has come up before and will come up again, so I just made an unofficial ascii desktop-live iso with the ascii-backports 4.19 kernel. You can try this, or you can wait until beowulf is released (or at least a beta). … 5_1512.iso


6c6bc57e33f48c55e4bcc53cfed14f5001b4f6a3c4f045082adf29def7084bb5  unofficial_devuan_ascii_2.1_bpo_amd64-20191105_1512.iso

I don't know if the ascii versions of wireless firmware work with the backports kernel. (Not your issue, but someone else might need them.)


#3 2019-11-06 01:31:53

Registered: 2019-01-26
Posts: 4  

Re: No wired net

Wow! Thank you so much for making that! Works perfect.

$ inxi -v2
System:    Host: devuan Kernel: 4.19.0-0.bpo.6-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3
           Distro: Devuan GNU/Linux ascii
Machine:   Device: desktop Mobo: Micro-Star model: MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) v: 1.0
           UEFI [Legacy]: American Megatrends v: 1.50 date: 03/25/2019
CPU:       Hexa core Intel Core i5-9600K (-MCP-) speed/max: 1431/4600 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Device 3e98
           Display Server: X.Org 1.19.2 drivers: vesa (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@0.00hz
           GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.9, 256 bits) GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 13.0.6
Network:   Card: Intel Device 15bc driver: e1000e
Drives:    HDD Total Size: NA (-)
           ID-1: model: Samsung_SSD_860
           ID-2: model: Samsung_SSD_860
           ID-3: model: USB_3.0_FD
Info:      Processes: 178 Uptime: 25 min Memory: 894.1/15906.1MB Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.5 


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