Re: using 2nd network interface - won't try to TX anything



On Sat, 12 May 2007 03:45:05 GMT Longtime Lurker <hatespam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
| phil-news-nospam@xxxxxxxx wrote:
|
| X bytes:17841196 (17.0 Mb) TX bytes:2523518 (2.4 Mb)
|>
|>ixp2 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:02:B3:03:03:03
|> inet addr:172.30.2.3 Bcast:172.30.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
|> UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
|
|>One thing I notice here that might be an issue is that the status RUNNING
|>is not included in ixp2. Could that be related to the problem? How would
|>I fix this if so?
|
| I think that's exactly your problem. What could cause it? Could be
| several things. Hardware issues can cause this. Is Linux properly
| detecting the card? Is it configuring it properly? Driver issue?
| Anything in syslog? Boot messages? I'd start there. Doesn't look like
| a routing issue. Your setup otherwise looks OK, but for whatever
| reason, that network card/driver isn't initializing properly.

OK, so I'll focus on that for now. I'll research what "RUNNING" means.
I suppose ifconfig is testing a one-bit flag somewhere so I'll have to
see the ifconfig source first to get the name of the flag.

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