Broadband direcway DW4000 with Mandrake 10.0

You know, it is challenges like just trying to connect to the Internet that many Linux newbies find so frustrating. Personally, I think that a lot of head way has been made with Xandros, Linspire and Simply Mepis. Mandrake on the other hand, always baffles me as to where people believe that this is a good place for newbies to start…

I am a newbee, trying to get Mandrake 10.0 to work with my broadband direcway DW4000. I can’t connect to the internet. I have a AMD 64, 2gig proc. chip. ASUS A7V333 motherboard. 512 of ram. IO/Magic internal DVD rw/r +-. I have 2 harddrives, a 15gig and a 120gig. I am running the Mandrake on the 15 gig and Windows ME 2nd Ed. on the 120gig. Mandrake works fine, I just can’t connect to the internet. I have done a lot of research on many forums, thay all state that Mandrake will not work with DW4000, but will work with the DW6000. The DW6000 is a new upgrade from Direcway. [Read the rest]

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