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Re: new kernel, now no network

On Thu, 17 Apr 2003 12:37:04 -0400
"Fitz Hugh Ludlow" <fhludlow@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Now the module loads, but says "unused" in lsmod.  dmesg has zero info.  I
> can't find any mention of it whatsoever in /var/log/ either.
> Should the mere act of loading the module cause it to probe and look for
> the nic?  Will this activity be logged anywhere?  Should
> /etc/init.d/networking restart cause it to look for the nic?
> It says,
> eth1: ERROR while getting interface flags no such device
> bind socket to interface: no such device
> It's now eth1 since I got the onboard nforce nic working as eth0.  Would
> it be productive to disable the onboard nic and try to get this working
> again as eth0?
> Is there anything else one must do when installing a second pci nic?

Well, yes.

It looks like what's happening now is that your NIC is being seen and a
driver is loaded for it. Since it isn't bound to an interface lsmod reports
the driver is unused.

You need to another stanza in /etc/network/interfaces for eth1.


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