[lug] SIOCSIFADDR: No such device

Calvin Dodge caldodge at fpcc.net
Fri May 25 16:24:10 MDT 2001

On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 10:49:47AM -0700, Stephen Smith wrote:
> Hey all, when I use a 2.4 kernel to boot and I try
> to run the following command
> ifconfig eth0 my.ip.address.
> I get the following output..
> SIOCSIFADDR: No such device
> When I use a 2.2 kernel all works fine..

What network card are you using?

There have been some changes in drivers between 2.2 and 2.4. For example, under 2.2 the RTL8139 chipset is handled by the rtl8139 module - but in 2.4 the 8139too module does the job.

Calvin Dodge
Certified Linux Bigot (tm)

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