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Re: eth0 and rh kernels > 2.4.2-2



> > I've an onboard Dec network card that uses the tulip driver and works
> > with rh7.1 out of the box (kernel 2.4.2-2)
> >
> > I've installed kernels 2.4.3.-12 and 2.4.5-10 and the card won't work
> > the tulip driver gets loaded ok ( It's listed by lsmod)
> > but if i do /sbin/ifup /eth0
> > I get a message saying thet IP information can't be determined
> > (same message I get during boot up)
>
> I've had endless problems with NIC drivers on 2.4 (including one release
> that doesn't like working at all for me).
>
> After booting, try
>
> service network stop; rmmod tulip; insmod tulip; service network start
>

Hi,

it didn't help.
driver loads ok but i still get message saying IP info can't be determined...

Any sugestion on how I would go about tracing this to the cause?

thx

h





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