Message 6 of And see if there are any yellow markers on any of your componants in there. That is not what I originally intended. Two different drivers are needed for this. You can drive this using either the module supplied with the linux kernel I’m currently using kernel 2. IBM Thinkpad R40 wont connect to internet. I’ve looked through the R40 forums, but haven’t found anything that I haven’t already tried so far to figure this one out.

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Reasonably full technical specs from IBM are here. Ibm thinkpad r40 ethernet Wifi drops, have to reset igm adapter everytime. Message 4 of This is fine for reading from the drive, but if you want to ibm thinkpad r40 ethernet the writing feature you have to reconfigure the drive to use SCSI emulation.

Also make sure you have XP SP3 installed. Etheenet works fine with either the OSS sound modules supplied with the Linux 2. Message 5 of I’ve also tried setting up a manual MAC address – no go.

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That said, I’ll tell you what I did, though with hindsight I would have done things ivm, using QTParted available on Knoppix or maybe even the commercial Partition Magic:. See our Sustainability Report. See if this helps you out Anyway, back to the issue at hand – still no LAN connection.

Ben Pfaff describes a clever trick with gpm to get both 3-button operation ibm thinkpad r40 ethernet the touchpad.

CNET’s forum on computer help is the best source for finding the solutions to your computer problems. It just keeps reporting that “a network cable thinkad unplugged”.

So my friend gave me his computer to format and obm i reinstalled XP everything worked fine except it would not connect to the ibm thinkpad r40 ethernet, ive spent about a month working on it by myself and my friend is getting annoyed so i need help. Philly Idol Philly Idol. Message 9 of Thanks for your help thus far.

Should that fail to work: If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all thijkpad system info, including ibm thinkpad r40 ethernet system, ibm thinkpad r40 ethernet number, and any other specifics related to the problem. I don’t know Knoppix whatsoever, but am going to assume that it’s not unlike other ditros I can play Tuxracer on a ThinkPad for the first time! Just wanted to thank you for the info and to touch base to let you know I’m currently downloading a Linux Live CD version I really liked the Yhinkpad styleand will let you know how things go once I get it all downloaded and run.

R40 LAN Connection not working. I think if you go to the Device Manager; then to Network Adapters, even though you don’t have the drivers installed yet, the Device Manager should be able to show you what adapter you’re using.

Ibm thinkpad r40 ethernet the battery, insert the AC adapter then power on. Thinkpaad anyone here knows of this issue, or any possible other fixes, any help, or information, would be greatly appreciated.

IBM Thinkpad R40 wont connect to internet

Apparently the Windows defragmenter didn’t do a good enough job, and I’d have been better off running a heavier-duty repartitioning tool. Greetings back, and thanks for the welcome.

ibm thinkpad r40 ethernet Other than that, thanks for the help so far, and I’ll be sure to relay whatever happens – good or bad. Good luck and let us know. I also received ethermet new battery just today and am in the middle of charging it, so I’ll be able to run the BIOS, and Embedded, update s once it’s all done.