Re: no network connection
On Wednesday 20 August 2008 22:46, Sebastian Canagaratna wrote:
> Ed Sutter wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have Debian 4.0 on a machine now for 2 days.
> > Thanks to this list, my screen resolution problem is
> > resolved. Next (and hopefully last) problem is that
> > each time I boot the system I have to manually enable
> > my network connection. When Gnome starts up, I see in
> > the top of the screen a small ethernet cable icon with
> > a big NOT sign (red circle with a slash
> > through it) over top of it. I right-click on that and
> > a pull-down menu allows me to enable my wired network.
> > Then everything is fine.
> > How can I fix this so that the network just comes up automatically?
> > Couldn't find anything on this in the archives or in the GUI.
> > Thanks
> > Ed
> You should have a files /etc/network/interfaces
> which should have something like:
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> allow-hotplug eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> auto eth0
There's no point in having both allow-hotplug and auto.
> try it with and without the auto eth0. I am assuming the eth0 is your
> wired network: it may be eth1, or eth3 for you. I am also assuming you
> are using dhcp.
> man interfaces will give you more information.
> Sebastian Canagaratna
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