eth0

Don Smith midio at att.net
Wed Mar 27 10:10:03 PST 2002


Pinging 127.0.0.1 works whether your nic works or not. It's the local
loopback address and bypasses the nic altogether.

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Don


"Benjamin Schindler" <config at gmx.ch> wrote in message
news:3CA1F940.9050604 at gmx.ch...
> Well, I had the same problem, but the solution was, that the drivers
> were compiled as a module. At startup, they didn't load. So for me, a
> modprobe 8139too worked for me. Of course, you would have to choose
the
> right driver. If the nic works (ping 127.0.0.1), you can add a line to
> /etc/modules.conf
> alias eth0 <your nic driver>
>
>
> Hope it helps....
>
>
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