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RE: [vox-tech] eth0 troubles
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RE: [vox-tech] eth0 troubles

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vox-tech-bounces@lists.lugod.org
> [mailto:vox-tech-bounces@lists.lugod.org]On Behalf Of p@dirac.org
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 11:49 AM
> To: lugod's technical discussion forum
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] eth0 troubles
        RX bytes:368680 (360.0 KiB)  TX bytes:368680 (360.0 KiB)
> This looks perfectly OK.  It looks like you simply didn't 
> configure your
> network.  I would say the problem is _not_ hardware.  There doesn't
> appear to be anything wrong with this device.
> Please give the details of how this machine is hooked up to net.
> Static IP?  DHCP?  What's your gateway?  Name servers?  You you
> masquerading?  Or are you hooked directly to the net?

This machine is on our LAN with DHCP leased IP addresses.  The DHCP server
is responding to other machines.  I'm using a tested port and cable.  Still
no lights in back.


Some more output:

mmagseq:~# more /etc/network/interfaces
# Used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8). See the interfaces(5) manpage or
# /usr/share/doc/ifupdown/examples for more information.

auto lo eth0
iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp

mmagseq:~# /etc/init.d/networking restart
Setting up IP spoofing protection: rp_filter.
Reconfiguring network interfaces...Internet Software Consortium DHCP Client
Copyright 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 The Internet Software Consortium.
All rights reserved.

Please contribute if you find this software useful.
For info, please visit http://www.isc.org/dhcp-contrib.html

Listening on LPF/eth0/00:0d:56:93:83:34
Sending on   LPF/eth0/00:0d:56:93:83:34
Sending on   Socket/fallback/fallback-net
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 4
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 4
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 10
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 10
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 7
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 7
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 13
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 5
No DHCPOFFERS received.
No working leases in persistent database.


Failed to bring up eth0.

mmagseq:~# route -n
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use
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