Re: rerunning autodetect
On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 05:45:28 -0500, Mark Tilford wrote:
> On 5/1/06, Christopher Nelson <email@example.com> wrote:
> >On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 09:29:21PM -0500, Mark Tilford wrote:
> >> The /etc/network/devices lines related to eth0 were:
> >> auto eth0
> >> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> >> /sbin/ifconfig/eth0 up gives response
> >> eth0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device.
> >> What does this error message mean, and how do I fix it? apt-get is a
> >> great program, but it's nearly useless until I can get my internet
> >> connection working.
> >Try just '/sbin/ifconfig' without the eth0 appended to it. What is the
> >output of a 'lspci |grep Ethernet'? That should tell you if the new
> >box' ethernet controller is recognised by the system.
> /sbin/ifconfig only lists loopback.
> lspci | grep Ethernet yields nothing.
> The card is a 3c509.
Try to modprobe the 3c509 and/or the 3c59x kernel module. Maybe the
device will be created then, or you get an error message which gives us