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Re: [SLE] What's up with ifup in SuSE 8.1
  • From: Mads Martin Joergensen <mmj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 12:41:58 +0100
  • Message-id: <20021106114158.GA10219@xxxxxxx>
* Jason Joines <joines@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [Nov 06. 2002 00:01]:
> I have a 3c905B NIC. I've had both SuSE 8.0 and United Linux Beta 3
> on it and both ran just fine. Today I wiped out UL to try SuSE 8.1. I
> did a network install so the NIC was still working and the install all
> seemed to go fine.
>
> However, on the first reboot and then later when trying to manually
> run the network script I get the errrors:
> lo ifup: Could not get a valid interface name: -> skipped
> eth0 ifup: Could not get a valid interface name: -> skipped
>
> If I try to run "ifup eth0", "ifup lo", manually, I get the same
> error. ifcfg-eth0 and ifcfg-lo both exist in /etc/sysconfig/network and
> look just fine.
>
> If I configure and bring either up using ifconfig, they work fine.
>
> If I manually run dhcpcd on eth0, it works just fine.
>
> What's up with ifup?

Is the module you need for your eth0 interface correctly configured in
/etc/modules.conf?

What does the line with eth0 say?

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"Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic
and totally illogic, with just a little bit more effort?"
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