[Udpcast] kernel-udpcast-2.6.26.3-1.i586 not detecting nic

Alain Knaff alain at knaff.lu
Sat Sep 20 00:00:25 CEST 2008


Scott Mikolyski wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm working with a pxe server to get workstations to boot from the 
> network.  I'm using the cast-o-matic boot image.
> 
> Everything works up until I get and error message "ifconfig: 
> SIOCSIFADDR: No such device"
> 
> Dropping to a shell, I type ifconfig and get nothing.  I think I should 
> be getting some nic information.
> 
> So it looks like to me that the network driver is not getting loaded. 
> I've selected different modules in cast-o-matic.  But I feel that it has 
> something to do with this version of the kernel.
> 
> Last month I had this setup working perfectly.  Since then, I've lost my 
> pxe server and need to recreate it.  Is it possible that this recent 
> change broke something?
> 
> Please help.  Thank you.

Could you tell me which NIC it is (name of module which worked in old
kernel), so that I can investigate? Or, lacking that, the output of lspci

Thx,

Alain




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