[vortex] Pb. 3c900 Boomerang as second ethernet adapter with RH
Thu, 8 Mar 2001 14:18:10 +0100 (CET)
On Wed, 7 Mar 2001 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I cannot make it work. The system does not see it and seems
> to be confused with the two adapters. The first adapter does
> not work well either.
It seems to me like a misconfiguration of the networking.
> I configured the two adapters using linuxconf (do you know
> a better command-line way?). Here is the resulting content
> of /etc/modules.conf :
First of all, check to see that you don't also have a /etc/conf.modules
file with a different content. I've seen this happening before...
> When the system boots, none of these adapters is configured.
> Doing 'ifconfig', only lo0 is here. Doing 'ifconfig -a',
> I can see that eth0 is here but not started. But eth1
> does not appear.
Check to see that you have in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts two files
called ifcfg-eth0 and ifcfg-eth1; check their content, too.
> I tried to use 3c90x instead of 3c59x but the module does not load:
3c90x only supports Cyclone and Tornado cards, which are newer (in
design) than your Boomerang. If my above guess is right, the driver would
make no difference in any case.
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