eth0 not working
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Apr 6 15:58:10 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 11:43 -0400, Washington, CJ (OCTO) wrote:
> I don't understand why but when I used the command below, I was logged
> in as one of the users of the machine and the command failed. Then I
> logged in as root and reissued the command. It worked fine. I guess
> you have to be logged in as root in order for the eth0 to work. But I
> have not tried the same thing using one of the user accounts created
> on the system.
> Can someone please explain this?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Guillermo Garron
> Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 4:59 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: eth0 not working
> /etc/init.d/network restart
> and what is the output on the screen.
> Washington, CJ (OCTO) wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I just started using Fedora Core 5 and installed it on a Compaq
> > Deskpro desktop. The install went fine but for some reason, I'm
> > able to ping outside of my own IP address. I think that there is
> > issue with the eth0 because when I went to shutdown the Kernel,
> > everything shutdown except the eth0. It hung for hours. Is there
> > anything special I need to do to get my Ethernet interface on the
> > Desktop to work with Fedora Core 5? Before this, I was able to use
> > port when Windows XP was installed on the machine. Also, when I took
> > look at the hardware using the Linux GUI, it stated that the eth0
> > enabled and working. Can you please assist?
> > CJ Washington
> > MPLS Engineer
> > OCTO (DCNet)
> > CCIE# 4683
Please don't post in html
Please don't top post - put your replies on the bottom
/etc/init.d/network restart is a command that requires root privileges.
Just about any command that operates on underlying hardware/system
requires root privileges. Users can do user activities.
A user should be able to ping anywhere permitted by routing of the
network. You might want to log in as a user and try to ping again. In
fact, you should only log in as a regular user. If you need to obtain
root privileges in a shell, you would open a terminal window and type
'su -' (omitting the quotes) and supply the root password and then you
would have root privileges.
I don't know why it would have hung while shutting down.
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