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thought I would give you all an update in case this was a problem for anyone else. I am using the SIS integrated ethernet on an ECS motherboard. Going to 32 bit Ubuntu 8.04 has solved my problem.

making some last minute changes to the package manager sources while its downloading updates in the background (hopefully one of these fixes that huge security flaw, yikes)
    
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 970 ASUS P6T Deluxe eVGA GTX 680 6x4GB Kingston Hyper X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Boot R0: 2x256GB Corsair SSD; Scratch R0: 3x750GB Samsung 22x LightScribe DVD+/-DL [SATA] Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Dell 2407FPWx2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Sidewinder X6 Antec TruPower Q 1KW Custom Fabricated 18" cube (Mountain Mods UFO) Logitech G9 Laser 
Mouse Pad
Faux Woodgrain (My Desk) 
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