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

stosss stosss at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 00:17:32 PST 2010


On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 2:54 AM, stosss <stosss at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 2:39 AM, stosss <stosss at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>>
> I am re-building the kernel now with this one you suggested and the
> one above it the AMD PCnet32.
>
> I'm learning, I did not realize I needed to open that path and look in it.
>

YES!!! (fist pump in the air) I have connectivity!



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