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Hi, i'm new with elastix. I'm using trixbox before but many says that elastix is good. I installed elastix but my problem is, after installation there was no NIC detected. What could be the problem? Thank you all...
 
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what is the nic onboard ?
If onboard what is the motherboard
 
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Hi Dave, Thanks for the response... the mother board is asus and the nic on board is realtek...
 
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below is the lspci output...i did not write all...i just write the eth output...

01:00.0 ethernet controller: realtek semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E pci express fastethernet controller (rev 01).

Thanks....
 
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Please download the Software Drivers for the RTL8101E from this link

http://www.realtek.com.tw/Downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=14&PFid=7&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false#2
ftp://210.51.181.211/cn/nic/r8101-1.009.00.tar.bz2

Then do this:

# tar vjxf r8101-1.009.00.tar.bz2
# cd r8101-1.009.00
# make clean modules (as root or with sudo)
# make install
# depmod -a
# insmod ./src/r8101.ko

You can check whether the driver is loaded by using following commands.

# lsmod | grep r8101
# ifconfig -a

You can copy the Software Drivers to your Elastix Server via USB Flash

I hope this can help you.
 
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hi sale, thanks for your prompt response... i just want to ask how will i copy the driver from my USB flash? sorry to ask this question i'm not familiar with the cli commands. thanks...
 
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Hi Saleh thanks for your prompt response. I just want to ask how will i copy the driver from my flash to the server? sorry to ask this question i'm not familiar with the cli commands. thanks....
 
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How will i copy the driver from my flash? sorry i'm not familiar with the cli commands...thanks
 
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First you must mount your USB flash

Put your USB flash in your Elastix Server the do this

# mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
# cd /mnt
# cp r8101-1.009.00.tar.bz2 /root
# cd /root

then .....

OR you can create your mount point like usb
# mkdir /usb

Note: sda1 can sdb1 or sdc1, it depends on your Elastix server
 
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Nice to know Im not the only one who's been having fun with those darn r8101e NICs.

I fumbled around myself with the drivers on a vanilla debian install a month back, and came to the same conclusion with the ^^ drivers. Works perfectly and autoloads on boot :)
 
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Saleh

I can not the usb to mount when plug in the usb it read sda any advice. I try to folow your instruction but said no such directory to read the tar file.
 

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