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  1. #1

    How to Manage 2 NIC's


    I am having Onboard NIC (SiS made) and another NIC (Relatk) in my PCI. Now problem is that SISmade was not functioning properly, but linux is decteting them both correctly. So i deleted the SiS profile from my system. Now it is not initializing the Reltek NIC properly. Anybody Help Me

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    when you say its not initialising the nic? It fails to get an ip address? or it's not even detected?

    Jason

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    Nic

    It is Detecting, and while "bringing up the interface eth0" it is saying that "delaying initiazation"

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    Are you trying to make a dual homed host or something else?
    Dan

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    never heard of that error message before..

    Try "ifup eth0" and "ifup eth1"

    Jason

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    what is your output from "lsmod" and "lspci"?

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    hi jason,

    i tried the 'ifup etho' and it gave message like in this way.

    Bringing up eht0: ne2k-pci device eht0 does not seems to be present.

    what do i do now?

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    "lsmod" - is the driver loaded?

    Also, is this a dual boot PC? if so, does the card work in windows?

    Does your network card have any light's on the back of the PC to indicate it's status?

    jason

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    yes jason
    my PC is dual boot and that card was dected by windows(XP & MP)

    I can see a green light glowing on the back of PC(in windows)

    i haveto try Ismod yet

    -nandu

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    Thumbs up Rahul

    here are the steps to solve this problem.
    1]"ifconfig -a"
    2]copy hardware addre. of your nic and edit your"/etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifconfig-eth?" file in the following fashion.
    3] Actually i m pasting my ifconfig-eth0 file for your reference
    DEVICE=eth0:0
    BROADCAST=192.168.10.255
    IPADDR=192.168.10.254
    NETMASK=255.255.255.0
    NETWORK=192.168.10.0
    TYPE=Ethernet
    USERCTL=no
    IPV6INIT=no
    PEERDNS=yes
    BOOTPROTO=none
    ONPARENT=yes
    GATEWAY=192.168.1.3
    ONBOOT=yes

    I hope that u get the positive resut

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