[Server-devel] eth0 Issue on Acer Aspire One

Andra DuPont andradupont at gmail.com
Sun Apr 11 00:04:47 EDT 2010

Windows reports my hardware as Altheros AR8132 for the ethernet.

I'll try finding a driver for it.

On Apr 10, 2010, at 11:15 PM, John Watlington wrote:

> From the intertubes, it looks like the AAO has an Atheros 5K chipset.
> Lots of problems reported with the drivers, but people have gotten it
> to work with Fedora 9.  E.g.:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/ath5k-users@lists.ath5k.org/msg00131.html
> Good luck,
> wad
> On Apr 10, 2010, at 10:02 PM, Andra DuPont wrote:
>> I am considering using an Acer Aspire One as an XS. I have installed XS 0.6, but I'm having trouble with the wired ethernet port. It is not recognized as eth0. If I plug in a USB to Ethernet converter it is recognized as eth0 but there is no eth1.
>> Is this an issue of drivers for the ethernet port on the Aspire?
>> With the USB converter unplugged,
>> # ethtool -i eth0 says No such device.
>> Any thoughts on how to trouble shoot this. I am considering getting a second USB to Ethernet converter and using both to get eth0 and eth1.
>> Andy
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