Bug 12291 - SysVinit does not activate eth0 at boottime
SysVinit does not activate eth0 at boottime
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-06-15 02:15 EDT by rsteenkamp
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:14 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-15 12:02:41 EDT
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Description rsteenkamp 2000-06-15 02:15:11 EDT
RedHat 6.2 installed perfectly via a network (FTP install). Could not probe
the ISA Genius GE2000 NE2000-compatible card. Supplied IO and IRQ and FTP
install went perfect (same as previous distributions).

At boottime RH6.2 FAILED to activate eth0 - gave the message "delayed".
Re-installation of RedHat 6.2 did not alleviate the problem. There is a
suitable line in /etc/conf.modules: "option ne io=0x300 irq=9"

"modprobe ne" and activation of eth0 with "Network Configurator" works. So
there are no problems with the "ne" driver. My guess is it lies with
SysVinit.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-06-15 12:02:40 EDT
What does your /etc/conf.modules look like?
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-15 14:27:02 EDT
closed, lack of response.

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