[lfs-support] Still fighting with Network Madness...

Andrew Benton b3nton at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 17:44:59 PST 2012


On Wed, 11 Jan 2012 16:20:00 -0700
<jasonpsage at jegas.com> wrote:

> It does make an entry in the /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
> file for my card and uses eth0,
> it even has a comment above it displaying a PCI device ID and in parens
> (tg3)
> 
> THIS IS PROBABLY GOOD I THINK

Yes, that looks good.

> I do not know where to go from here. Bruce explained there might be a
> file in /sys/ folder, but I don't know what to do with it if I find id. 
> 
> The init scripts during boot say "trying to bring up interface eth0"
> than I'm WARNED eth0 doesn't exist.

That doesn't look good. Does eth0 exist? What do you get when you type:
ip addr

If eth0 doesn't exist it's a kernel problem. Maybe it needs
recompiling, maybe it needs firmware.

Andy



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