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Re: FC6 not connecting -- amplification



On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 12:18:14 +1030, Tim wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 19:33 +0000, Beartooth wrote:
>> Any time I first reboot and/or log in, doing /sbin/ifconfig gets me
>> only what the network connection icons do : lo only, with no
>> indication of any eth0 nor way to add one.
> 
> I've had that on one box where ACPI and Linux didn't get along.  I had
> to tweak BIOS options.
> 
> I'm wondering whether you'd better off to run the "neat" tool (a GUI
> tool for network configuration), remove all the current hardware devices
> configured, and try adding them again.

Ouch! Well, I will if I have to; I guess I can copy them back from the
post I just wrote, following up to Jim Cornette in this subthread. 

Would it be any easier to try tweaking the BIOS first? I might could get
it to see my CD-Writer that way, too ...

-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.


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