[F8] Seems I lost my network connection...

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Wed Jan 23 02:14:37 UTC 2008

Daniel B. Thurman wrote:

> Ok, the steps worked and the modprobe -l showed
> exactly the right module.
> The problem is, restarting netowrk did not bring it back.
> I noticed the logs however and I see this:
> kernel: IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling driver
> kernel: sit0: Disabled Privacy Extensions
> kernel: Attansic(R) l2 Ethernet Network Driver - version
> kernel: Copyright (c) 2006 Attansic Corporation
> kernel: net eth1: device rename sysfs_create_symlink failed (-17)
> udev:   renamed network interface eth1 to eth0
> kernel: net eth0: device rename sysfs_create_symlink failed (-17)
> kernel: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready
> avahi-daemon: Joining mDNS mulitcast group on interface eth0.IPv4 with address:
> avahi-daemon: New relevant interface eth0.IPv4 for mDNS
> avahi-daemon: Registering new address record for eth0.IPv4 for mDNS

Hummm....never seen these types of messages....

One thing you could try is running "system-config-network" and 
deleting/recreating the configuration.

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