Re: eth0 not working

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On 4/6/06, Washington, CJ (OCTO) <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> 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.

Users on they system don't have permission to restart eth0 just
root..what you should do is run as root temporary then exit after you
are done
su -
it should as for root password...


>
> Can someone please explain this?
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> C
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected]
> [mailto:[email protected]] 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
>
> Try
>
> /etc/init.d/network restart
>
> and what is the output on the screen.
>
> regards,
>
>
> 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 not
> > able to ping outside of my own IP address. I think that there is an
> > 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 the
> > port when Windows XP was installed on the machine. Also, when I took a
> > look at the hardware using the Linux GUI, it stated that the eth0 was
> > enabled and working. Can you please assist?
> >
> > CJ Washington
> >
> > MPLS Engineer
> >
> > OCTO (DCNet)
> >
> > CCIE# 4683
> >
>
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