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pcilib: Cannot open /sys/bus/pci/devices
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333]
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333 AGP]
0000:00:08.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq 5880 AudioPCI (rev 04)
0000:00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233A ISA Bridge
0000:00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA
Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C/VT8235 PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
0000:00:13.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
0000:00:14.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6202 [USB 2.0 controller] (rev 50)
0000:00:14.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6202 [USB 2.0 controller] (rev 50)
0000:00:14.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 51)
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon RV200 QW [Radeon 7500]
iface lo inet loopback
# This entry was created during the Debian installation
iface eth0 inet dhcp
If you do 'ifconfig -a' does your card show up (lists all cards even if they are not configured)?
Can you post the output to /sbin/lsmod ?
Did you upgrade to kernel 2.6.x? (uname -a)
Have you tried running /sbin/dhcpcd manually as root?
then if this works try ifconfig -a again and see if your card has appeared.
then /sbin/dhcpcd as root. You said that dhcpcd didn't work before? Did you run it as root? Is sbin in your path?
I'm going to bed now, I hope this works for you, if not then posts any errors you get and I'll check back tomorrow evening. You can also try searching LQ for other ppl with similar problems (this sort of question gets posted a lot so you should be able to find something).
I don't think you should edit /etc/modules.conf with text editor, because Debian maintains this file automatically and your settings will be overwritten. The proper way is to add module aliases into /etc/modutils/aliases and then run "update-modules", which will update /etc/modules.conf.
For 2.6.x kernels the equivalent files are /lib/modules/modprobe.conf and /etc/modprobe.d/aliases but the procedure is similar.
how would I add an Intell 82557/8/9 into /etc/modutils/aliases? Then how do I run "update-modules"?
In Linux you can edit most files with text editor. To edit /etc/modutils/aliases with text editor called "nano", first get root privileges by writing "su" command in command line. Then write "nano /etc/modutils/aliases". Now you can write desired changes and save them when you exit nano. The line you need to add is:
alias eth0 eepro100
Similarly, you can run the command "update-modules" by writing it in command line (in console or terminal). Also running this command requires root privileges, so use "su" command first and write the root user's password when asked.
You can also use any GUI text editor (like Kedit in KDE or Gedit in Gnome) but, because you need root user's privileges to edit most system files, I recommend that you use nano from command line. There's also a very cool text editor in Midnight Commander.
Hope this helps.
Last edited by Dead Parrot; 05-04-2004 at 03:42 PM.
I believe the eepro100 driver was the open source reverse enginering effort to figure out Intel's drivers. Since then, Intel has released Linux drivers in the form of epro100 (and I seemed to have fixed my connection by installing the e100 driver using modconf on debian).