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Re: [SLE] eth0 once again...this time it's better
  • From: Nick Selby <php@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 16:18:01 +0200
  • Message-id: <200207181618.01435.php@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Thursday 18 July 2002 16:09, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Thursday 18 July 2002 15.59, Alan Wissenberg wrote:
> > Hi, Anders!!
> >
> > On Thursday 18 July 2002 15:49, Anders Johansson wrote:
> > > On Thursday 18 July 2002 14.47, Nick Selby wrote:
> > > > Can anyone offer any suggestions?
> > >
> > > Did you try my suggestion?
> > >
> > > dhcpcd -d eth0
> >
> > I had tried it before, no effect. Now that eth0 is being recognized once
> > again, I forgot to re-run that. I just did; and got this:
> >
> > dhcppc1:~ # dhcpcd -d eth0
> > #dhcpcd: MAC address = 00:30:84:2d:35:d8
> > dhcpcd: your IP address = 192.168.1.34
> > dhcppc1:~ # #
> >
> > Great, yes?
>
> Yes, perfect. After this the network works without problems, right?
>
> So all you need is to make this permanent. If YaST won't do it, do it
> manually. Create a file in /etc/sysconfig/network called ifcfg-eth0 with
> the contents
>
> BOOTPROTO="dhcp"
> STARTMODE="onboot"

Whhoops. Went in there and there wlready was that file and in it those lines
you mentioned,. However there was also the line:

UNIQUE="8otl.i7weOaDg+M6"

What be this?

I haven''t yet tried a reboot for fear of losing this connection!!!!!

Nick

>
> Then, unless I'm much mistaken, it should work on startup.
>
> > > Also check that the kernel driver module for the card has loaded
> > > properly.
> >
> > Eh. Er. How? Here's ifconfig, for the first time since we started this
> > that I have seen eth0:
>
> If it hadn't loaded properly, dhcpcd wouldn't have run as successfully as
> it did, so that's not an issue now.
>
> > dhcppc1:~ # ifconfig
> > eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:30:84:2D:35:D8
> > inet addr:192.168.1.34 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
> > inet6 addr: fe80::230:84ff:fe2d:35d8/10 Scope:Link
> > UP BROADCAST NOTRAILERS RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> > RX packets:3360 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> > TX packets:3261 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
> > RX bytes:1498490 (1.4 Mb) TX bytes:445327 (434.8 Kb)
> > Interrupt:5 Base address:0xa000
> >
> > lo Link encap:Local Loopback
> > inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
> > inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
> > UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
> > RX packets:86 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> > TX packets:86 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
> > RX bytes:5888 (5.7 Kb) TX bytes:5888 (5.7 Kb)
> >
> > dhcppc1:~ #
> >
> > Here#s route -n
> > Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use
> > Iface 192.168.1.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0
> > 0 eth0 0.0.0.0 192.168.1.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0
> > 0 eth0
>
> Looks perfect. Check that /etc/resolv.conf also has an entry for the name
> server. As far as I can see that's all you need for successful networking.
>
> //Anders


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