Arjan's 2.6 Test Kernel

Ted Kaczmarek tedkaz at
Tue Nov 4 01:04:15 UTC 2003

How is one supposed to learn if they don't muck around, belittling
people is not what open source is all about.

If I didn't trash so much stuff I would not have learned nearly as much


On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 08:43, Ben Russo wrote:
> Aly Dharshi wrote:
> >Hi Folks,
> >
> >	I have installed Fedora 0.94 and being updating things via Yum and Co.
> >I also have installed Arjan's 2.6 Test Kernel but the only thing that I
> >am missing is network connectivity.
> >	
> >	I see the lo and sit0 but no eth0, I am not sure how things should be
> >initialized as ifup and ifdown don't see the eth0 kind of thing.
> >
> >	Does that mean that my IBM 770e laptop's 3c589_cs module is not
> >compiled in ? Or am I doing something wrong.
> >
> >  
> >
> If you don't know how to troubleshoot this kind of thing, why are you 
> mucking around with
> installing a test kernel?   Really,  if you have to ask this kind of 
> question then you might
> want to just leave the default kernel in place (it will be much more 
> friendly).
> Now, to answer your question, it is highly unlikely that the 3c589_cs 
> modules is
> compiled in.  Most esoteric drivers are modules.
> Try doing an "modprobe 3c589_cs"  and then an ifconfig -a
> Check your /etc/modules.conf for a line like:
>        alias eth0  <module name>
> Check your /etc/sysconfig/network file
> Check your /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
> A simple way to get those two configured is with redhat-config-network.
> -Ben.
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