auto-boot network card
jdangler at terremark.com
Wed Nov 28 15:15:03 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 09:11 -0500, James Black wrote:
> Hi Kuijper,
> 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
> not polite.
> 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
> > Wouldn't it be logical if ubuntu just executes this ifdown/ifup
> > automatically upon booting?
> > cheers,
> > Bram
> > PS 1: My dmesg is giving the following message on boot:
> > [ 35.977149] e1000: eth0: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network
> > Connection
> > [ 54.980261] e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: NIC Link is Up 100 Mbps
> > Duplex, Flow Control: RX
> > [ 54.980265] e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: 10/100 speed: disabling
> > PS 2: My eth0 settings are simple, nothing more than:
> > auto lo
> > iface lo inet loopback
> > iface eth0 inet dhcp
It would have been nice if you could have just answered the question.
Alter your interfaces file to this...
iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp
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