No network after yum kernel upgrade

Jdek jdek at skynet.be
Fri Nov 11 20:58:02 UTC 2005


Le vendredi 11 novembre 2005 à 10:25 -0700, Jon D. Slater a écrit :
> Hi All,
> 
> I've been away from this list for a while, and I've asked the question 
> before.  (So, it may have been answered.)
> 
> Today I did a "yum update" and got kernel-2.6.14-1.1637_FC4 (updated 
> from  kernel-2.6.12-1.1456_FC4).
> 
> Rebooted, and I lost my network connection.
> 
> During the boot to '1637' and from the network admin screen, it claims 
> to not be able to find my eth0 device (3Com 3c905).
> 
> But when I boot using '1456', it finds eth0 just fine.
> 
> I'm running on an HP Pavilion 8150.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Jon

I've got the same problem, with a message saying that the setup of eth0 is delayed because of a lack of a module (?)
forcedeth that should work with NVidia chipsets.
But I can't understand the steps to include this module I've found here
and there.





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