eth0 device down

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at
Fri Jan 16 06:57:09 UTC 2009

Nils Kassube wrote:

> And maybe here is the solution. From 
> <>:
> | I added acpi=off to /boot/grub/menu.lst which made eth0 show up
I googled for "8139too problem" and indeed,
acpi=off added to your /boot/grub/menu.lst is one of the more common 
problem solvers.

You need to simply enter it on the "kernel" line of your
dfault ubuntu start entry.

I would suggest that you try it quickly and report back on what you get.


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