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Posted on 2006-11-09
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Hi to All Experts,

                        I am facing a critical problem.I have Installed Fedora Linux in my new Acer Aspire 3680.My problem is that the OS cannot make up my Network Card.In my Laptop the Nic card is showing me the NIC make as Marvell Yukon 88E8038.I have got the CD from Acer but in that the driver are there but no use for Fedora.I have searched in Acer's site also but no use.If any one can get me the Link of the driver.It will be very helpful for me.


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Uday
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If the manufacturer doesn't have a driver....searching for a 3rd party will be a rare find. you're better of getting a NIC PCMCIA that will be compatible with Fedora core.

You'll save tremondous time and grief.
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