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Old 02-27-2006, 01:04 PM   #16
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Try modprobing the module and then doing (as root) "ifup eth0". It looks to me that you don't have an eth1. If that works (ie. you can ping or whatever), you should add some things to your startup files:

In /etc/modules add "sk98lin" on its own line.

If you already have the appropriate lines in /etc/network/interfaces ("iface eth0 inet dhcp"), then you can leave that alone.


Old 02-27-2006, 01:52 PM   #17
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It is unknown because you don't have eth1 in /etc/network/interfaces, just duplicate the inet line in interfaces changing eth0 to eth1, also change the line auto eth0 to auto eth1.
Then ifup eth1 should work.
Old 02-27-2006, 03:01 PM   #18
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does your /etc/network/interfaces file contain the eth1 config info ?

debian@itg-debian:/etc/network$ cat interfaces
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
# and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).

# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

# The primary network interface
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

# The secondary network interface
auto eth1
iface eth1 inet dhcp
Guess I should go to the second page of responses before providing a repeat response.. doh !

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Old 02-28-2006, 04:04 PM   #19
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Ok, so my firewire ieee1394 was being detected as my ethernet NIC.

DaneM's solution worked:
I added the proper module for the NIC, 'sk98lin', to /etc/modules in order for that module to load at boot-time.

Voila, the problem was solved.

Thanks so much everyone.
Old 02-28-2006, 07:56 PM   #20
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No problem; thanks for posting your solution.



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