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Re: [vox-tech] eth0 troubles
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Re: [vox-tech] eth0 troubles

On Wed 11 Aug 04, 12:37 PM, Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com> said:
> Quoting Karalius, Joseph (Joseph.Karalius@seminis.com):
> > Quoting p@dirac.org:
> > > Do you know what module is required for your Gigabit device?  That's the
> > > first step.
> > 
> > A thought:
> > I can't test this on my other Optiplex GX270 running sarge (breaking that
> > one for any length of time would surely get me fired), but if I
> > removed/diabled the module for eth0, would the lights still come on?
> To answer Peter's question (above), I googled for 
>     "Optiplex GX270" linux ethernet
> ...and found http://hardware.redhat.com/hcl/?pagename=details&hid=5543 , 
> which includes:
>    Component: Network Interface
>    Status: Compatible
>    Comments: On-board Intel Corp. 82540EM Gigabit Ethernet Controller 
>         (rev 02)
> Googling for
>    82540EM linux
> ...one finds, as expected, that the correct driver is e1000.
Since Rick googled for your driver, things get easier.

Do you see e1000 in lsmod?
Do you see e1000 in dmesg?
What do you see when you type "zgrep -i e1000 /proc/config.gz"?
What happens when you type modprobe -a e1000


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