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RE: FC2 - No eth0



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> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Betti 
> Ann & Preston Smith
> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2004 10:18 AM
> To: duncanbrown linuxadvocate net; For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: FC2 - No eth0
> 
> Further to previous discussions on this, I received the 
> message "module ne could not be found" while trying to 
> activate the eth0 device.
> 
> How do i install module ne and where do i find it?  This is 
> another part of the learning curve ....  I am sure it has 
> something to do with rpm but I do not know what
> 
> Preston
> 
> 
> At 12:17 PM 5/24/04, you wrote:
> 
> >Betti Ann & Preston Smith said:
> >
> > > During boot and when I try to manually install the card I get "ne 
> > > device eth0 does not seem to be present"
> > >
> > > Where do I go from here?
> >
> >lspci output
> >contents of any /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth* 
> file contents 
> >of /etc/modprobe.conf
> >
> >did i forget anything, guys?
> 
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Generally, there is a alias in your /etc/modprobe.conf (or modules.conf on
prior releases) that points eth0 to the kernel module (driver) for your
specific network card. Here is example:

alias eth0 e100

This is for an Intel based card. /dev/eth0 is using the e100 kernel module.



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