Problems with ethernet card

Christian christian08 at
Wed Nov 12 11:26:52 UTC 2008

No, it didn't work.
Many thanks for your help,

On 2008-11-11 at 15:06 John G. Heim wrote:

>Eth0 doesn't have an IP address. You might be able to fix this via
># dhclient eth0
>If that works, then something got messed up in the config file. See 
>/etc/network/interfaces. There should be a line in it like this:
>iface eth0 inet dhcp
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Christian" <christian08 at>
>To: <blinux-list at>
>Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 1:13 PM
>Subject: Problems with ethernet card
>> Hi all,
>> I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Intrepid form hardy using apt-get 
>> dist-upgrade.
>> I replaced everything that had to do with hardy to intrepid in 
>> /etc/apt/sources.list.
>> The upgrade seems to have been working fine, but my integrated ethernet 
>> card doesn't seem to work.
>> I know that there was a problem with the integrated Intel ethernet cards 
>> but that should have been resolved with the final version.
>> Here is the output of ifconfig:
>> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1b:fc:20:ff:6d
>>          RX packets:5 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>>          TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:1
>>          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>>          RX bytes:1390 (1.3 KB)  TX bytes:1814 (1.8 KB)
>> lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
>>          inet addr:  Mask:
>>          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
>>          RX packets:342 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>>          TX packets:342 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>>          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
>>          RX bytes:23144 (23.1 KB)  TX bytes:23144 (23.1 KB)
>> I have no CDs or DVDs at the moment so i can try the live CD and see if
>> get the same problem there.
>> Any thoughts?
>> Many thanks,
>> Christian
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