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Re: [vox-tech] Adding linux computer to network

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Adding linux computer to network
  • From: Chuck Polisher <cpoliMAPSsh@ns.net>
  • Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 15:43:25 -0800
  • References: 006c01c04836$2bfcde40$0300a8c0@tecumseh

> Lee Dutter wrote:
> Please forgive me for my ignorance, I am just getting started using linux and it is 
> very foreign to me. I installed Red Hat 6.1 on my "spare" computer. All went very 
>well I
> thought except that when I rebooted it came to a line that read Bringing up interface
> eth0" and just hung there. After I removed my nic (a linksys PCI II) it booted up 


Check to see if an interrupt was assigned to the nic.

Some motherboards share an interrupt between two slots,
in which case moving the nic to another slot -- with its 
own interrupt -- will make for an easier install.

FWIW, here's Redhat's list of common gotcha's for 6.1:

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