ifconfig.eth0/ipv4 or ifcfg-eth0 why the difference

stosss stosss at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 23:39:06 PST 2010


On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 2:32 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> stosss wrote:
>
>> When looking at the VM settings for the VMs the network adapter is set
>> to NAT and the adapter type is:
>>
>> PCnet-FAST III (Am79C973)
>>
>> so the VMs are seeing the same thing that was set.
>>
>> Doing a Gogle search revealed that this is some how related to AMD.
>
> http://www.thonix.net/oldpage/linux/kernel/nicdriver.php
>
>> I decided to re-configure and re-compile my kernel, making sure AMD
>> (my hardware is Intel, I left all AMD support out of the LFS system I
>> built on the real machine and it ran fine without AMD support complied
>> in) support was compiled in.
>
>> I added some more network things that I
>> thought might fix it, but no joy.
>
> You don't say specifically what you tried.
>
> I think you need the following for VirtualBox:
>
>    CONFIG_AMD8111_ETH
>
> That's
>   -> Device Drivers
>    -> Network Device Support
>     -> Ethernet (10 or 100Mbit)
>      -> EISA, VLB, and PCI on board controllers
>       -> AMD 8111
>
Okay I am going to try that.



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