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    ethernet connection not working

    My ethernet Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet(rev 10)

    Ubuntu version is 12.04 64bit

    I followed these steps

    apt-get upgrade

    Downloaded compat-wireless-2012-05-10.tar.bz2

    executed bunzip2 to unzip tar file

    tar -xvf compat-wireless-2012-05-10.tar

    scripts/driver-select atl1c
    Processing new driver-select request...
    Backup exists: Makefile.bk
    Backup exists: Makefile.bk
    Backup exists: drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/Makefile.bk
    Backup exists: drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/Makefile.bk
    Backup exists: Makefile.bk
    Backup exists: Makefile.bk
    Backup exists: drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/Makefile.bk
    root@ps-Inspiron-5420:~/compat-wireless-2012-05-10#

    make
    make -C /lib/modules/3.2.0-25-generic/build M=/root/compat-wireless-2012-05-10 modules
    make[1]: Entering directory `/lib/modules/3.2.0-25-generic/build'
    make[1]: *** No rule to make target `modules'. Stop.
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/lib/modules/3.2.0-25-generic/build'
    make: *** [modules] Error 2


    Please help

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    Re: ethernet connection not working

    Hi try:
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-headers-$(uname -r) build-essential dkms
    then try to compile again.
    Thanks

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    Re: ethernet connection not working

    Quote Originally Posted by pkm2112 View Post
    My ethernet Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet(rev 10)

    Ubuntu version is 12.04 64bit

    I followed these steps

    apt-get upgrade

    Downloaded compat-wireless-2012-05-10.tar.bz2
    Try compat-wireless-2012-02-28-p

    ./scripts/driver-select alx

    make

    sudo make install

    reboot and plug in your wire network

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