On Wed, Jun 14, 2000 at 02:27:51PM +0100, Philip Reynolds wrote:
> I had problems with an onboard network card on this Dell in work, so there's
> now a PCI tulip, the onboard is disabled via bios. I used modconf in Debian to
> install the module into the kernel, and it seemed to work fine (lsmod brings
> it up anyways).
>> ifconfig -a shows eth0 and lo
> ifconfig eth0 seems perfectly fine with the inet addr, broadcast and mask all
> I try a simple
> route add -net 127.0.0.1 and I get a
> SIOCADDRT: Invalid argument error. Now this is being taken from
> /etc/init.d/network so I presume everything is alright?
> ifconfig brings up error when I try to set the address, broadcast netmask etc
> as well
> Debian with a 2.2.12 kernel..
> Any ideas?
Hmm... route add -net 127.0.0.1 is for the lo device. Shouldn't
cause any problems with the eth0 device.
I assume lo exists, and you can do ifconfig lo?
once it's upset, can you do ifconfig eth0?
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