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Hi there,

I also have a problem similar to the one posted by Josue Adolfo posted here

Except BOTH of my network cards are not detected when I try to install ClearOS 7.2

1) What is the recommended way to install ClearOS 7.2 with the necessary NIC drivers?
2) How do I access the terminal from USB installer or installed ClearOS 7.2 (without NIC drivers)?
3) Can somebody help compile/provide the necessary drivers to me?

Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks a lot.

Best Regards,

user@gateway:~ # lspci -k | grep Eth -A 3
00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 191 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (rev 02)
Subsystem: Elitegroup Computer Systems Device 0191
Kernel driver in use: sis190
Kernel modules: sis190
00:0b.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6105/VT6106S [Rhine-III] (rev 86)
Subsystem: D-Link System Inc DFE-538TX
Kernel driver in use: via-rhine
Kernel modules: via-rhine
Friday, December 23 2016, 01:48 AM
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Friday, December 23 2016, 02:28 PM - #Permalink
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I assume your output is from ClearOS 6.x or I don't understand how you got it.

I've just compiled the sis190 driver for you. You can get it and the via-rhine driver from here.

Have a look at this post/thread for an idea on how to mount a USB drive. Alternatively, many Distro Live CD's will auto-mount USB devices and some (like Porteus) will run directly from a USB drive. You can use these to transfer the files to ClearOS, then reboot into ClearOS to install the drivers.

To compile them yourself you have a catch 22. Without the drivers you cannot install the development environment to compile. A way round is to use a VM. I use VirtualBox on my desktop and I used to compile the 7.x drivers on this until I upgraded my server to 7.2. Now I use a 6.x VM instead when I need to compile drivers for 6.x.

To get to a command line on the console it is either alt+f2 or ctl+alt+f2.
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    Sunday, December 25 2016, 03:38 AM - #Permalink
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    Woohoo~~ It worked. Thank you~~
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