Re: 2.4.20 kernel and RTL8139
On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 07:36:41AM -0500, matt zagrabelny wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm having a problem getting my on-board NIC to work with the
> > > > 2.4.20 > kernel. I was using Debian with the old 2.2 kernel, under
> > > > which the > network card worked fine. Then I upgraded to the 2.4.20
> > > > kernel, and > suddenly I'm unable to connect to the dhcp
> > > > server. Using lilo to boot > the old kernel still works fine.
> > >
> > > > Before you ask, yes I did include the 8139 card in menuconfig. When
> > > > > I run ifconfig, eth0 appears in the list alongside lo (loopback
> > > > device), > but it doesn't get an IP address like it did in
> > > > 2.2. Pinging the network > card (127.0.0.1) works, but that's lo I
> > > > guess? Has anyone had similar > problems, and if so, how do you
> > > > solve them?
> > >
> just curious,
> do you have CONFIG_SOCKET and CONFIG_FILTER compiled into the kernel?
Sorry to jump in late. I have the same card which refused to work with
kernel (compiled by me). All the above options were enabled and
dhcp-client never worked. Then, I installed the dhcpcd from slink and
everything worked smmothly.
Try installing dhcpcd from slink/sarge and check whether you can
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