I am running redhat 6.1 distro on a sony vaio picturebook (PCG-C1XS) and I cannot seem to get connectivity to my network.
I have assigned myself a fixed IP address to isolate the issue (was unable to get a DHCP address anyway ;-))
The adapter comes up and is recognized but no connectivity. I can ping the machine at the ip address I have assigned it but nothing on my network, including machines on the same subnet. The dongle lights just flash on and off simultaneous about every second.
I downloaded and compiled the pcmcia-3.1.14 package in the hopes that perhaps there was some issue with the redhat package. I added the recommended changes to network.opts to allow me to continue to use linuxconf.
I have forced a change in io port and IRQ to see if that was an issue as recommended by changing config.opts . . . no change.
Since compiling the new package I have been getting 2 new messages.
eth0: found link beat eth0: lost link beat