[TAG] Can't get /dev/eth0
ben at linuxgazette.net
Fri Feb 8 02:07:21 MSK 2008
On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 10:35:57PM +0000, Jim Jackson wrote:
> >>> I have recently bought a NIC that uses the rtl8139 chip. I can't seem
> >>> to get it working. I load the 8139too module but I still don't get
> >>> /dev/eth0.
> >> ??? What makes you think you'll get that device?
> >> What is the output of...
> >> /sbin/ifconfig eth0
> > Since the name of the device is in doubt, I would think that
> > ``
> > ifconfig -a
> > ''
> > (i.e., "show all devices") would be a bit more useful.
> But I didn't think the name of the device was in question???
> Just what to look for.
I quote, from the above:
??? What makes you think you'll get that device?
It wouldn't be unreasonable to expect it to show up as another device -
so it's worth checking out the entire list without assuming a specific
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