[lfs-support] Ethernet Card Not Found

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sun Nov 24 07:48:35 PST 2013


On Sun, Nov 24, 2013 at 09:33:54AM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
> > On 11/24/2013 12:19 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> >> Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
> >>> Can anyone clue me in?
> >>
> >> It sounds like you don't have the right ethernet driver built.  We
> >> recommend building it into the kernel.
> >
> > Ok, then I must have missed something when building the system. What do
> > I look for in the LFS book to build the right ethernet driver?
> 
> Bring up a working system and run lsmod.  We have no way to tell what 
> hardware you have, but we do refer to several references on configuring 
> a kernel in Section 8.3.
> 

 I think Alan needs the r8169, this is what I use :

CONFIG_NET_VENDOR_REALTEK=y
 and
CONFIG_R8169=m (actually 'y' would be better, i.e. faster to come
up)

ĸen
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