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Re: Error on eth0 after kernel update



Someone told me to run dhcpcd as root in order to get dhcp response for
my eth0. There is no command dhcpcd, why not? I searched for this file
in /sbin but found nothing.
Anybody an idea whether there is a similar file on FC 3? 

On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 15:58 +0100, Maciek R. wrote:
> Is there any other configuration file to check or tool to execute or
> thing to do in order to get this card to work under the newest kernel?
> 
> On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 10:55 +0100, Maciek R. wrote:
> > Not even reinstalling the new kernel and removing the card from network
> > configuration and adding it again helped. Someone experienced s.th. like
> > this with his card too after updating the kernel?
> > Maybe someone give me (one couple of days M$ free now) an advice?
> > 
> > On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 23:44 +0100, Maciek R. wrote:
> > > What I wanted to add:
> > > Even under the old kernel, getting IP via DHCP on booting the system
> > > became very slow. I have no idea why, because after installing a fresh
> > > copy of Fedora Core 3 it was as fast as the wind behind my window ;-)
> > > 
> > > On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 23:26 +0100, Maciek R. wrote:
> > > > So I am posting my configuration now:
> > > > 
> > > > The Card is ->
> > > > Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5788 Gigabit Ethernet
> > > > 
> > > > ifconfig command output:
> > > > 
> > > > lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
> > > >           inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
> > > >           inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
> > > >           UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
> > > >           RX packets:3343 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> > > >           TX packets:3343 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > > >           collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
> > > >           RX bytes:4174142 (3.9 MiB)  TX bytes:4174142 (3.9 MiB)
> > > > 
> > > > route command output:
> > > > 
> > > > Kernel IP routing table
> > > > Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use
> > > > Iface
> > > > 169.254.0.0     *               255.255.0.0     U     0      0        0
> > > > lo
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > ifcfg-eth0 file output:
> > > > 
> > > > # Please read /usr/share/doc/initscripts-*/sysconfig.txt
> > > > # for the documentation of these parameters.
> > > > IPV6INIT=no
> > > > ONBOOT=yes
> > > > USERCTL=no
> > > > PEERDNS=yes
> > > > TYPE=Ethernet
> > > > DEVICE=eth0
> > > > HWADDR=00:c0:9f:42:33:e6
> > > > BOOTPROTO=dhcp
> > > > 
> > > > On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 16:56 -0500, William Hooper wrote:
> > > > > Maciek R. said:
> > > > > > What I want to know either is: Is it important to keep your system up to
> > > > > > date?
> > > > > 
> > > > > It depends if the update is just a feature update or a security update.
> > > > > 
> > > > > > Is it important to update my kernel - even if my hardware will not
> > > > > > work after it?
> > > > > 
> > > > > Kernel updates are generally to fix security issues (important to update)
> > > > > or to fix specific problems (not as important if it doesn't effect you).
> > > > > 
> > > > > Perhaps you can give us enough information on your issue that we can help.
> > > > >  Start with what kind of network card you have.  Possibly the output of
> > > > > some basic network commands:
> > > > > 
> > > > > ifconfig
> > > > > route
> > > > > 
> > > > > The contents of /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0 would
> > > > > probably help, too.
> > > > > 
> > > > > -- 
> > > > > William Hooper
> > > > > 
> > > > -- 
> > > > Maciek R. <m mail vp pl>
> > > > 
> > > -- 
> > > Maciek R. <m mail vp pl>
> > > 
> > -- 
> > Maciek R. <m mail vp pl>
> > 
> 
-- 
Maciek R. <m mail vp pl>


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