eth0 device down

Bas Roufs basroufs at
Thu Jan 15 14:47:47 UTC 2009

Hello Jonas and everybody

>> Are you sure that the NIC is enabled in BIOS ? (snip).....

> Are you sure its name is eth0? It probably are but just to be sure
> check your NIC names with the command "ifconfig" or "ip link".
Yes, the name 'eth0' is correct - I already checked it via ifconfig.
What means 'NIC'  in this context?

Thx. for your reply.


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