Re: Lost my network
OK, it now appears that this alone is not the problem (sorry, but it takes me a
while to act upon the information I get).
I built a new kernel with the aforementioned options turned on, but I still do
not have the network working. There are two problems here.
First, a simple one: How do I access the messages related to this? I see a
message during boot, but it scrolls by too quickly most of the time for me to
read. I cannot find the message anywhere in the logs (/var/log/) or with dmesg.
Second, I was able to see the message briefly, and the error is that there is no
such device as eth0. Could there be more kernel problems? A config issue? How
do I get to a point where I can even analyze what the issue is? I'd send you
information, but I don't know or know how to get it myself.
On Mon, 21 Apr 2003 13:46:09 -0400
Kevin McKinley <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Apr 2003 19:05:23 +1000
> Rob Weir <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > In addition to the other suggestions you've received, it's possible you
> > didn't include support for DHCP in your kernel. It's in the 'networking
> > options' section of menuconfig.
> This may be misleading to kernel config newbies, since there isn't an option
> for supporting DHCP.
> The options are CONFIG_PACKET and CONFIG_FILTER, and they are the first and
> sixth options in the Network options section of the kernel config.
> (I know you knew this, but many others don't.)
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