[lfs-support] Ethernet Card Not Found

David Kredba nheghathivhistha at gmail.com
Sun Nov 24 10:24:47 PST 2013


Do you have pciutils installed?
If not install it (you can use liveCD or what you used to do first
installation and chroot inside your current system or download it and
copy in if you have USB storage working etc.).
Then start in single mode and post output of lspci -v.

David

2013/11/24 Alan Feuerbacher <alanf00 at comcast.net>:
> On 11/24/2013 10:33 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
>>> On 11/24/2013 12:19 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>
> Per Ken's suggestion, I added the ethernet driver for my Realtek
> ethernet device, recompiled the kernel, reinstalled systemd/udev from
> scratch. Still no luck.
>
> When linux starts, I see a message:
> "Bringing up the eth0 interface... skipped"
>
> When I try to bring up the network with ifup I get this:
>
> ifup eth0
> #######
>      Bringing up the eth0 interface...
>      Adding IPv4 address 10.0.1.1 to the eth0 interface...Cannot find
> device "eth0"
> *****
>
> *****face eth0 doesn't exist.
> #######
>
>>> 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.
>
> I get this:
>
> lsmod
> ######
> Module                  Size    Used by
> x86_pkg_temp_thermal    4511    0
> ######
>
> I know that something is very wrong, but where do I go from here?
>
>  > 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 read them, thank you.
>
>> You can also just build all ethernet drivers as modules.  You may get
>> some interface like enp2s0.  See
>> http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/PredictableNetworkInterfaceNames/
>>
>> The objective of udev-lfs-208-1/init-net-rules.sh in Section 6.62 is to
>> create a udev rule to rename this back to eth0.
>
> After reinstalling systemd/udev I still don't get this file.
>
> Alan
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