Re: [SLE] network start fails on boot
From: Sid Boyce (sboyce_at_blueyonder.co.uk)
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 02:49:44 +0100 To: email@example.com
Patrick Shanahan wrote:
> About eight months ago I installed SuSE 9.0 Pro on a friend's XP
> machine on a newly added hard drive as dual boot, with linux default.
> My friend is *not* what you would call computer literate. I directed
> him to some beginning linux courses on the web and gave him my 9.0
> manuals to read/referrrence. He has slowly become about 75 per cent
> linux user, booting windoz only for streaming media that we cannot
> seem to make work in linux.
> A couple of days ago, he booted windoz for an hour and returned to
> linux to find that he could not access the net. Previous he had had
> no problems accessing his cable connection thru a router.
> I ran ifconfig and it only showed lo, so I ran 'rcnetwork start' and
> ifconfig showed lo and eth0. Access to the net was restored.
> I ran yast2 to check that network was enabled in runlevels 2,3,5. It
> Rebooted to see if the network would start normally and again, the
> network did not start. rcnetwork start restored net access.
> Knoppix and the SuSE 9.2 Live CD both provide net access w/o user
> intervention. I do not know what else to check, suggestions welcome.
Anything in /var/log/boot.msg or dmesg?
Network module not loading?
Is it still working in Windows? I had some problems here a few days ago
where the on-board ethernets were reported as "not yet up" during boot,
I could get eth0 up later, but eth1 didn't work. I eventually found eth1
on-board was bad, put in a RealTek PCI ethernet card and it came up as
eth1 in place of the bad one. YaST2 configures the bad one as eth2 now,
cable is good, but it doesnt work.
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