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Re: Problems with FC 2 - Touch-pad and PCMCIA Ethernet card





Scot L. Harris wrote:

On Thu, 2004-06-24 at 10:13, Daniele Masini wrote:

Yes, I know. My PCMCIA Ethernet card is configured as NOT TO START ON BOOT. So I expected that the card works as in FC1, so after the boot the card sould be up. But it does not work since I type the command
The card *should* activate on boot when pcmcia services are started.

The network config for eth0 *should NOT* activate on boot.

In other words, under the network config where you define the IP address, etc. you should tell it to not activate at boot and save that. Then check the file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 and verify it contains a line "ONBOOT=no". If it says "ONBOOT=yes" change that to "ONBOOT=no".

Now verify that pcmcia and network services are set to activate on boot.
"# chkconfig --list pcmcia" should return something like
pcmcia     0:off  1:off  2:on  3:on   4:on   5:on    6:off
and "# chkconfig --list network" should return something like
network     0:off  1:off  2:on  3:on   4:on   5:on    6:off

With this config it will activate the network services, but the eth0 interface will not be started. Then when the pcmcia service is started it will activate that interface as it configures the card and you should be up and running.


# cardmgr

After that infact the eth0 interface is finally up. Why?
Can you help me?

Thanks.

Daniele

Well that was my best shot.  I am out of ideas at this point.  Someone
else may have a better understanding of what is happening.

Sorry.





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