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Re: eth0: woes

On Sun, 2005-02-06 at 22:59 +0100, Allen Fensome wrote:
> Hi.
> I have just restarted my sarge server for the first time in several months and 
> now the eth0: inteface is dead.  (I have, during the intervening months, 
> regularly updated with aptitude).
> It's an RTL8201BL built into an Elitegroup L4S8A2 mainboard.
> The /etc/network/interaces stuff still looks as I would expect.  Also, if I 
> try to manually configure the interface with something along the lines of 
> ifconfig eth0 netmask
> I get errors such as these....
> SIOCSIFADDR: no such device
> eth0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
> which leads me to believe that this is a low level hardware problem.
> Any suggestions?  I'm relatively new to debian (more experience with Gentoo) 
> and I'm a bit lost as to where to look next.

Have you tailed /var/log/syslog?

Does lo come up as expected?

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