[PLUG] Learning where eth0 went

Evan Heidtmann clydefrog at adnap.no-ip.com
Fri Sep 24 19:36:01 PDT 2004


On Fri, 2004-09-24 at 18:42, Rich Shepard wrote:
>    My new(est) box was booted before I plugged in the cat5 network cable.
> Then I plugged it in and saw a reflection of the green lcd inside the card.
> So it looks from both ends (the other end being the switch) that the
> connection is electrically alive.
> 
>    However, I cannot bring up the interface. I ran 'ifconfig eth0 up' and was
> informed that there is no such interface. So I ran '/etc/rc.d/rc.inet1',
> then re-ran ifconfig. Still no eth0. Running ethtool confirms that the
> system cannot find the card.

Sounds to me like you don't have drivers loaded for your card. Do lspci
to figure out what the card is and then load the appropriate module.

Evan





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