The networks would drop out every few minutes. BB code is On. You might find an improvement by using ‘nomodeset’ on the kernel line. The stupid thing is, Intel designed the P4’s to be good at one thing, over and above everything else; multimedia, and graphics rendering The ‘Brookedale’-cored, ‘Extreme’ graphics adapter which I’m lumbered with was sent out by manufacturers with just a single megabyte of shared graphics RAM enabled; you had to dig around in the BIOS to enable the full 8 MB it was supposed to use. The card works on Windows because windows doesn’t check the firmware. I had the same Dell that you have except with a Pentium 4 processor instead of a Celeron processor and what Al says about Linux Mint Mate

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Downloads for Intel® 82562EZ Fast Ethernet PHY

From hereyou appear to have the Mk2 version of my own chip, so the above workaround may work; but substitute ‘i’ for ‘i’. On an elderly Dell Inspiron laptop same sort of age as your desktoprunning several flavours of Puppy Linux, with the original Extreme graphics adapter, I have to add ‘i That took quite a bit of doing, and wasn’t optimal.

Originally tried very small basic distro forgotten which one. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Downloads for Intel® 82562EZ Fast Ethernet Controller

Allenph 1 1 7. Sign up using Email and Password. King’s Lynn, UK Local time: Sign up using Email and Password. Driver Compilation When trying to compile the driver by running make install, the following error may occur: The result showed only the lo. Oinux in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list.

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Another problem might be as I don’t see is how much ram memory your box has installed mb is bare minimum and for a better experience 1GB is preferred. Your graphics unit 82562wz be covered; it’s AMD who are the ‘black sheep’ in this respect.

While I could just force the module to load I would rather fix the problem. Did try the Xfce llnux on usb drive which is supposed to be the lightest and did find a small improvement in general speed and just about ok with youtube on p in Firefox.

Except you can ignore the section about drivers, at least as far as Linux is concerned. Its an onboard card and I have an intel dgbf motherboard too if thats any help. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Apparently Streamlight doesn’t work with all youtube videos, but it has worked with all the ones I’ve tried.

I then tried multiple interface configurations. Copyright c Intel Corporation [ This gives pretty good results. Also, I heard you can use ethtools -K to fix these kind of issues. Sign up using Facebook. I’ve 8562ez several configurations in the interfaces file, but the current one is BB code is On.

I know that its a problem with the eeprom, because this happens on used-to-work livecds no updates involved plus, the intel proset test says the eeeprom is corrupted. Your assumption may be correct, but it will help me and others if you can provide some more details on what Linux you linjx using, eg Ubuntu Using lsmod I found a module named e I would also suggest that you load the package linux-firmware-nonfree.

Downloads for Intel® EZ Fast Ethernet Controller

Sign up using Facebook. All seemed fine until I tried watching some youtube on it which would not play smoothly even on lowest resoulution and desktop background would sometimes go all doctor who on me I have found the problem and the solution. Which isn’t necessarily the same thing as what you want to run