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Re: Network help for woody/2.4 needed

This one time, at band camp, Eric Richardson said:
> Hi,
> I seem to have everything working okay but can't seem to get eth0 to 
> come up automatically on boot. Everything worked fine with 2.2.20 kernel 
> but now with 2.4.18-k6 it won't start without running ifup eth0. I'd 
> really like to get this working the Debian way without hacks or at least 
> understand what is going on.
> Here is relevant dmesg, module, and /etc/network/interfaces info. I did 
> play around with the interfaces file, looked at the man pages etc. with 
> no luck. Any help is appreciated.
> # /etc/network/interfaces -- configuration file for ifup(8), ifdown(8)
> # The loopback interface
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> # The first network card - this entry was created during the Debian 
> installation
> iface eth0 inet dhcp

Needs a line 'auto eth0' in there to make the interface come up


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