Network card installation trouble

Alan Lord lord_alan at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Feb 6 13:02:31 PST 2007


Leo Peschier wrote:
> Tijnema ! wrote:
>>      > "Bringing up the eth0 interface...
>>      > Interface eth0 doesn't
>>      > exist.                                                     [ WARN ]"
> 
> Hi Tijnema,
> 
> Did you, by any chance, use a descriptive device name for your card, as is 
> explained in LFS 7.13. Is so, you have to adapt 
> /etc/sysconfig/network-devices/ifconfig.... likewise.
> It's just what I had, before realising.
> 
> Leo.

Try looking through dmesg (use dmesg|less) and see what the kernel 
thinks it finds for NICs during bootup? Also, if you haven't already, 
install pciutils 
(http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/pciutils.html) so 
you can see what the system can see on the bus.

Alan




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