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

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 20:34:54 PST 2010

stosss wrote:

> When I built LFS on a real machine connected to a real router and not
> in a virtual environment I did not have any problem establishing a
> network connection. I know what my current problem is. I just can't
> figure out how to get the necessary information I need so I can fix
> the problem.

OK, lets start from the beginning.  You have to make sure the correct 
driver is installed for the hardware (virtual or real).

What is the result from

   dmesg|grep eth0

If you get nothing, then you need to recompile your kernel with the 
correct network driver.

   -- Bruce

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