[svlug] No Networking In Gentoo

Lord Sauron lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 14:03:05 PDT 2006


On 4/9/06, Jeff Walter <jeffw at gentoo.org> wrote:
> Lord Sauron wrote:
> eth0 Linuk encap: UNSPEC HWaddr 00-11-06-00-00-00-39-CA-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
> > and then some packet stats which all read zero.
>
>      There's your problem, eth0 is a firewire link.  Issue the following commands:
>
> rc-update del net.eth0
> ln -s /etc/init.d/net.eth0 /etc/init.d/net.eth1
> rc-update add net.eth1 default

That worked!  Thank you so much!

Just curious, but now I have a eth2 as well...

Do you think you could try and help me configure it to work
simultainiously with eth1 now?  I think it'd be something like this:

# rc-update add net.eth2 default

but I'm not totally sure.

>      That should do the trick.  And even as a Gentoo developer I hate genkernel
> ;-)  Then again, I'm more hands on.

I don't see what the advantages of genkernel is/are.  I expect there's
a wiki somewhere, but I still haven't found it ; )

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