No networking on breezy install in vmware

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Mon Oct 24 22:08:57 UTC 2005

Reinhard Tartler Wrote: 
> Has anyone succeeded to install breezy inside vmware?


> I have the problem, that eth0 does not come up automatically. If I do

> a manual 'sudo ifup eth0', then the interface gets up and receives an

> ip via dhcp. Also 'sudo ifup eth0=hotplug' works as expected.


> As workaround, I can also preseed this:

> d-i preseed/late_command string echo auto eth0 >>
> /target/etc/network/interfaces

> Then eth0 is getting up automatically of course, but this cannot be

> the solution :/


> I suspect there is something going wrong with hotplug. Could assist me

> with debugging this problem? Thanks in advance!


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> Reinhard


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I just found another way to solve this problem. Edit the
/etc/network/interfaces file and change the last two lines to:

auto eth0

iface eth0 inet dhcp

I restarted the virtual machine afterwards, but I believe one could
just restart the networking instead.


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