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Old 02-10-2009, 06:25 PM   #1
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network interface not coming backup after reboot

I have these HP servers and workstations running OpenSUSE 10.3 or Redhat 4.x/ 5.x. After a reboot the network interface "eth0" doesn't come backup - I get error:

Bringing up interface: eth0 tg3 device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization
And I log in to the server type "ifconfig -a" and there is only the lookback interface.

At the moment I am getting around this issue by typing

insmod /lib/modules/ in
/etc/init.d/boot.local and /etc/rc.local files.

Does anyone know why this happens and how to fix it properly?

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what does the command display:

Also, Restart the network and paste here the output.

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Old 02-11-2009, 12:03 AM   #3
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what does the command display:

Also, Restart the network and paste here the output.
mii-tool doesn't come with my distro.

restarting network wouldn't do anything now - the ethernet interface is already loaded - the network will come back up good.


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