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Configuring the Ethernet NIC in CentOS 6 (RHEL 6, Scientific Linux 6)

Posted 09-06-2011 at 01:39 PM by gearge
Updated 11-26-2011 at 03:23 PM by gearge (reader comment)

Take a look at your ifcfg-ethX configuration file under /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory (substitute ethX with your network interface, e.g. eth0). In my case, "Minimal" install of CentOS 6 configured the ethernet interface not to start automatically (line ONBOOT="no") and to rely on NetworkManager (NM_Controlled="yes"). This is odd, as NetworkManager is not installed by default. Thus, even though the system is in runlevel 3 and you should have networking (if...
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Installing Slackware 12.2 On An Old Dell Laptop - Part V

Posted 09-28-2009 at 03:54 PM by stuartd

It's been some time since I did any work on that old laptop. I've been away on holiday and then very busy.
So this evening I tried to get my head back into configuring eth0.
I've come up with a couple of ideas and tried them to no avail. Here goes -

I read here about pcmcia configuration:

and after some more reading around created /etc/modprobe.d/xircom.conf as follows:

alias eth0
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IPTraf - Console based IP Traffic Monitor in openSUSE

Posted 03-03-2009 at 12:44 AM by rbkumaran

IPTraf is a console-based network statistics utility for Linux. It gathers a variety of figures such as TCP connection packet and byte counts, interface statistics and activity indicators, TCP/UDP traffic breakdowns, and LAN station packet and byte counts. IPTraf is an IP traffic monitor that shows information on the IP traffic passing over your network. Read More
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