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Old 03-17-2004, 07:35 PM   #1
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Device or resource busy


I just got a new system, which I am dual booting WinXPPro and Linux
(Fedora), but can't seem to access the Ethernet NIC. eth0 fail at startup, with this message "SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource or Device Busy".
Doing an ifup <device> generates the same message. Both cards seem to be working under XP. Are there some good tricks, tips, or tools for diagnosing the probelms?

+------------------------------------------------+
| Determining IP information for eth0...
| SIOCSIFFLAGS: Device or resource busy
+------------------------------------------------+
 
Old 03-17-2004, 08:51 PM   #2
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anyone knows anything about this error ?

pls hlp.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 02:04 AM   #3
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Use the search, mate ...

No, I didn't read those threads, but then I don't
have that problem, either .... anyway, there's 29
threads besides yours that come up as a result
searching for the following words:
SIOCSIFFLAGS: Device or resource busy


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Old 11-04-2004, 07:47 AM   #4
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SIOCSIFFLAGS: Device or resource busy

I'm not sure if you found the answer or not, but turn off the Plug and Play OS in your bios. That should reslove the issues you may have.
 
Old 03-29-2005, 07:52 PM   #5
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I'm getting the exact same error on a box I just set up to use slackware,
turned off the plug and play OS setting in my bios, but I still get the error
any other suggestions?
 
  


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