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Old 02-18-2004, 10:38 AM   #1
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Network won't stay activated


I'm running Red Hat 9 and I can't seem to get my network to remain activated.
Under Ethernet Device, General Tab, the "Activate device when computer starts' option is checked, but each time I restart the computer it is deactivated once again.
Any suggestions?

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Old 02-18-2004, 10:48 AM   #2
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Questions:

1) pcmcia, pci, or usb?
2) does it show as failing during the boot procedure before loading X or logging in?
ethX [failed] or:
ethX [ ok ]



 
Old 02-18-2004, 10:59 AM   #3
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It's a PCI card that works just fine once I manually activate it in Gnome.
There were only "[ ok ]"s on boot.

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Old 02-18-2004, 11:08 AM   #4
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Excellent!

Questions:

1) Do you see a specifice entry for EthX on boot up?

2) Do you boot directly to GUI or cli?

How you proceed from here depends on the method I will use to help
 
Old 02-18-2004, 11:20 AM   #5
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There is no mention of EthX on boot and I go directly to the GUI.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 12:13 PM   #6
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I will examine my config when I get home for a stare and compare and try to assist further.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 09:24 PM   #7
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Hello friends,

You may try to use the "ifconfig" command, like this:
ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0
 
Old 02-18-2004, 09:40 PM   #8
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ifconfig won't work

Now I'm having the same problem I have with chkconfig.
When I try to run either of these it claims "command not found".
I manually did a search and looked in the folders for the files and they are there.
Someone else suggested I install chkconfig, but I'm not sure what help it will be since it's already there.
any suggestions?

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Old 02-18-2004, 10:55 PM   #9
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Ok
Apparently using "su" was not good enough for my system and I had to actually log out of the user and into the root to run chkconfig and ifconfig.
However, after entering in the above suggestion my network still refuses to activate on boot.
Anything else I can try?

Wylum
 
Old 02-23-2004, 01:23 PM   #10
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It is sounding more and more like a system or install misconfiguration. I do appologize that I have not posted my config yet. I will get to it soon.
 
Old 06-07-2004, 12:41 PM   #11
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Check to see if "Network" is selected under <services> by doing the followings:

1). <RHL icon><Server Settings><Services>
2). Scroll down to "Network" and check on it
3). Reboot

This will bring up your EthX during bootup
 
  


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