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Old 04-15-2004, 11:40 AM   #1
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need help troubleshooting eth1 problem

the system will not bring up eth1 when i try to activate it, gets the message
"device or resource is busy" - FAILED

What steps do i take in troubleshooting such a problem??
eth0 is configured as and eth1 is configured for DHCP
(running k12ltsp)

thanks in advance
Old 04-15-2004, 12:20 PM   #2
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maybe this help:
Old 04-15-2004, 12:21 PM   #3
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What command are you using to try to activate it? Is it already listed in 'ifconfig'?
Old 04-15-2004, 12:34 PM   #4
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thank you, it turns out all i needed to do was disable plug and play o/s
how would i have known that without the help of this forum, thank you. Everything seems to be working now.


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