Hoary upgrade: no network connection

Christoph Bier christoph.bier at web.de
Wed Apr 13 17:15:13 CDT 2005

Christian Bjälevik schrieb:
> Christoph Bier wrote:
>>Christian Bjälevik schrieb:
>>>What does 'sudo ethtool eth0' tell you?
>>Settings for eth0:
>>No data available
>>May this be the problem? What can I do to fix it? What data was
> My laptop isn't plugged in, but:
> $ sudo ethtool eth0
> Settings for eth0:
>          Supported ports: [ TP MII ]
>          Supported link modes:   10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
>                                  100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
>          Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
>          Advertised link modes:  10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
>                                  100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
>          Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
>          Speed: 10Mb/s
>          Duplex: Half
>          Port: MII
>          PHYAD: 1
>          Transceiver: internal
>          Auto-negotiation: on
>          Supports Wake-on: pumbg
>          Wake-on: d
>          Current message level: 0x00000001 (1)
>          Link detected: no

Nearly the same on lotus, the machine with no problems.


> I usually just run 'sudo ethtool -s eth0 speed 100 duplex full'.

On fee, the problematic pc, this leads to:

Cannot get current device settings: Operation not supported
  not setting speed
  not setting duplex

Quite strange, particularly because the same hardware runs with a
live cd without any problems. Anybody out there with further ideas??

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