Marc Heerdink marc_heerdink at
Sat Mar 31 11:04:36 PST 2001

DrJekyll wrote on Sat, 31 Mar 2001 19:16:23 +0200:
> I have a little problem. I installed an LFS 2.4.4 System without problems.
> Installed netkit-base and net-tools, too, without problems. I compiled the
> support for my ethernet-card in the kernel. But I don´t have an eth0-device in
> the /dev-directory. I thought about creating one with mknod, but I don´t know
> the major/minor-number. Why I do not have an eth0-device, and what can I do
> now???

You don't need one. It's a virtual device, maintained by the kernel. Networking
software will recognise eth0.

There is no programming language, no matter how structured,
that will prevent programmers from writing bad programs.
- L. Flon

Marc Heerdink
marc_heerdink at

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