Wired network-connection problems solved ... but why?

Ben Sandee tbsandee at gmail.com
Thu May 3 15:15:50 UTC 2007

On 5/3/07, Stephen R Laniel <steve at laniels.org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 10:55:57AM -0400, Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> > sudo modprobe e1000
> > sudo ifdown eth0
> > sudo dhclient eth0
> I've confirmed that a reboot, followed by those three
> commands, is necessary and sufficient to bring up my
> networking. I really hope someone knows why this would be.

Just add 'e1000' to /etc/modules.  I don't know why e1000 isn't autoloaded
and it might be appropriate for you to address that by filing a bug, but to
get you going this should suffice.

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