auto-boot network card
text4909 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 14:11:58 UTC 2007
i dont have this issue with my ubuntu. it works fine. It's not good to
generalize your issue and assume it's an universal Ubuntu issue. it's
Bram Kuijper wrote:
> Hi all,
> when I start up my Ubuntu Gutsy box, I always have to manually reboot my
> network card, using sudo ifdown [cardname]; sudo ifup [cardname], in
> order to get it to work.
> My question is: why do I always have to start my network card manually?
> Wouldn't it be logical if ubuntu just executes this ifdown/ifup
> automatically upon booting?
> PS 1: My dmesg is giving the following message on boot:
> [ 35.977149] e1000: eth0: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network
> [ 54.980261] e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: NIC Link is Up 100 Mbps Full
> Duplex, Flow Control: RX
> [ 54.980265] e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: 10/100 speed: disabling TSO
> PS 2: My eth0 settings are simple, nothing more than:
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
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