Interface eth0 does not exist

Simone Dalmasso simone.dalmasso at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 10:18:29 PST 2009


Thanks a lot, Michael, for your suggestions. :-)
Now I'm going to build a 6.5 version. Surely I will need your help again.

Simone



2009/11/2 Michael L. <lfs-support at cosis.dk>

> Hi Simone,
>
> In that case (If you only have a sit0 and the lo interfaces) your kernel
> doesn't have the correct driver for the VMWare Nic compiled into it.
>
> Going to LFS-6.5 is a good choice - but you still need to compile the
> right NIC driver into the kernel before you can use networking :-)
>
> Optionaly select all the Netvorking Drivers, but build them as modules -
> that way you can reboot, and use "lsmod" to see which module is used for
> your NIC - and then compile the kernel again using the driver that was
> used when you were using modules.
>
> Best Regards
>  Michael
>
>
> Simone Dalmasso wrote:
> > I have a sit0:<NOARP> ....
> > Under the udev folder I don't have the 70-persistent-net.rules file
> > even if I have launched "/lib/udev/write_net_rules all_interfaces".
> > Maybe I should follow the suggestion of William, in that way I'll have
> > the system updated.
> >
> >     Simone
> >
> >
> >
> > 2009/11/2 Michael L. <lfs-support at cosis.dk <mailto:lfs-support at cosis.dk
> >>
> >
> >     Hi Simone,
> >
> >     If you try a "ip link" - do you get anything else other than:
> >
> >     1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN
> >        link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
> >
> >     If you do, and it contains a ethX adaptor, you need to edit the
> >     following file:
> >
> >     /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
> >
> >     Delete any entries which contains ethX interfaces.
> >
> >     Then reboot - and the system should configure you nic as eth0.
> >
> >     Best Regards
> >      Michael
> >
> >     Simone Dalmasso wrote:
> >     > Hi list I've finally built my LFS and it works. Just one issue,
> >     while
> >     > booting I get a Warn: "Interface eth0 doesn't exist" and when
> >     shutting
> >     > down I also get "Device eth0 doesn' exist"
> >     > I tried to recompile the kernel doing a make clean and then
> >     activating
> >     > the network driver for AMD Pcnet32 (got with lspci from LiveCd)  in
> >     > the kernel gui.
> >     > But nothing changes. I'm working under a virtual machine (VMWare
> >     Fusion).
> >     > Can you help me? Thanks.
> >     >
> >     >     Simone
> >     >
> >     >
> >
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