RE: new kernel, now no network
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fitz Hugh Ludlow [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 1:41 PM
> To: Debian-User
> Subject: new kernel, now no network
> I got a new kernel installed (woody from 2.2.20 to 2.4.20)
> following these
> I selected to include the 3c59x network card driver in make
> menuconfig. I
> assumed it would just see the nic... but it doesn't. Nic
> still works fine
> in old kernel.
> /etc/network/interfaces still has
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> Do I need to put an alias in /etc/modules.conf? There isn't
> one, and never
> was one as far as I can tell. Not sure what else to do or
> try. ifup says
> no such device, ifdown says cat: /var/run/dhclient.eth0.pid:
> no such file or
> directory, error getting interface flags no such device.
> Ifconfig says
> device not found. If it's not obvious I'm pretty clueless
> and am fishing at
> this point.
> There is nothing in /lib/modules/2.4.20/kernel/drivers/net,
> should I try to
> find a 3c59x.o and copy it in there? I can put the one from
> the old kernel
> in there, is that ok?
I have a similar problem in going to testing and 2.4.20. If you do an
/etc/init.d/networking restart does it come up? Mine does but I get some
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