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[edlug] Re: ubuntu mac mini and netgear router woes

I think a workaround would be for me to use an 'ethernet to usb'
adapter that is usb 2.0 capable.

Right now i am using a Belkin adapter that works out of the box with
ubuntu but its only capable of usb 1.1.

Does anyone know of a usb 2.0 adapter that will work out of the box
with linux and where might I be able to get one from.


On 10/26/07, Tahir Hafiz <tahir.hafiz@xxx.xxx.xxx> wrote:
> By the way it all works fine using the built-in wireless adapter or by using
> an ethernet to usb adapter.
> On 10/26/07, Tahir Hafiz < tahir.hafiz@xxx.xxx.xxx> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have a mac mini with ubuntu installed fully. I have it connected to a
> Netgear DG834N modem router via ethernet cable.
> >
> > However, it only works for a few seconds before it loses the connection.
> The router light for the connected port goes out, and then I can't ping the
> router.
> >
> > I had this issue on the Mac OSX side too when I was dual booting .
> >
> > I have tried swapping cables, switching off ipv6 on the Ubuntu mac mini,
> but the same thing - no connection to modem router.
> > All other computers work fine with the Netgear. Googling the issue other
> people seem to have the same problem with a mac mini and their routers:
> >
> http://forums.macosxhints.com/archive/index.php/t-52653.html
> > http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18005
> >
> > I have tried setting it up with a static IP. I then take the cat5 cable
> out and put back again into the Mac, works for a few seconds and then down
> again "destination host
> > unreachable"... I log out and then log back into ubuntu desktop - whilst
> its logging back in the other port lights on the router are flashing but not
> the one connected to the mac mini
> >
> > Anyone know how to solve this one? I think it is probably something to do
> with the network cards on the mac minis maybe not being compatible with
> certain routers.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Tahir
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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