[lug] eth0 puzzle

Steve Webb steve at badcheese.com
Thu Jan 11 11:55:25 MST 2007

Can you send ifconfig and route output?

- Steve

On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, gordongoldin at netscape.net wrote:

> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 13:41:21 -0500
> From: gordongoldin at netscape.net
> Reply-To: "Boulder (Colorado) Linux Users Group -- General Mailing List"
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> Subject: [lug] eth0 puzzle
>  I had a FC3 server at a remote site. It has 2 NIC cards: Intel gigabit and D-Link
> eth0 goes to Intel gigabit and uses DHCP
> eth1 goes to D-Link and uses static
> I brought it back in, attached network to eth0 and it attached with DHCP.
> Eth0 is active eth1 is inactive.
> ifconfig and route looks just like the machine next to it.
> It can ping locally (including gateway) but cannot get out.
> I pulled the drive, installed FC5 (not 6 because we have to test all systems on 6 before going on).
> eth0 was plugged in, eth1 not
> eth0 came up on DHCP
> eth1 showed as inactive in Network configuration. When I pressed edit, it said "could not find configuration".
> So I deleted eth1. and rebooted. It showed up again. Deleted again and rebooted. It didn't show up.
> deleted eth0 and reconfigured eth0. and rebooted. and deleted and reconfigured as static at the same address. and re-activated, and rebooted, etc. etc.
> Tried all this several times.
> Always the same - can get on locally but cannot get out on eth0.
> Any ideas?
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