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Re: problem bringing up eth0

On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 05:57:39PM -0700, germ germ wrote:
> I am running 2.2.20 and I have installed the driver
> for my NIC but am unable to pull an IP.
> I configured /etc/network/interfaces as:
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> iface lo inet loopback
> auto eth0 lo
> 'dmsg|grep eth0' shows what NIC and driver are install
> and it shows the MAC address.
> 'ifup -a' returns an error of "SIOCSIFFLAGS: Device or
> resource busy".
> 'ifconfig -a' is lacking an inet line with IP, mask
> and bcast.
> Any tips so I can pull an IP?

  Perhaps you should configure it manually, as opposed to using dhcp?

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