eth0 device down

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Thu Jan 15 15:25:03 UTC 2009

On Thursday 15 January 2009, Bas Roufs wrote:
>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?

Network Interface Card.

>Thx. for your reply.
>Bas G. Roufs M.A.
>Van 't Hoffstraat 1
>NL-3514 VT  Utrecht
>M. +31.6.446.835.10
>T. +31.30.785.20.40
>BasRoufs at

Cheers, Gene
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