[SATLUG] stumped

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Thu Dec 5 13:45:11 CST 2013


Right you are, Sir! everything has been renamed 0 --> 1, so I have wlan1 and eth1.
Where can I configure this to come up as [0] again? (this is on Slackware-current).

thanks for this great tip!

-b.


On Thu, Dec 05, 2013 at 01:38:46PM -0600, David Kowis wrote:
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> On 12/05/2013 01:33 PM, Borries Demeler wrote:
> > Folks, I am stumped after an upgrade, I lost ethernet and wireless
> > on an older Dell latitude, and am not sure why. dmesg shows the
> > modules loading fine, and recognizing the hardware, ditto in lspci
> > -v. But trying to configure eth0 or wlan0 is impossible. Here is
> > the output, I would appreciate if someone has some ideas of
> > whatelse I could check. Strangely, when I boot with the rescue disk
> > ethernet works just fine. Must be missing something here...
> 
> Can we get a: ifconfig -a
> 
> I suspect your devices have been renamed by something.
> 
> > 
> > -b.
> > 
> > 
> > dmesg report:
> > 
> > Ethernet found: [ 2270.240576] tg3.c:v3.133d (August 07, 2013) [
> > 2270.240576] [ 2270.255624] pcieport 0000:00:1c.5: eth0: Tigon3
> > [partno(BCM95755m) rev a002] (PCI Express) MAC address
> > 00:1c:23:1f:d1:da [ 2270.255630] pcieport 0000:00:1c.5: eth0:
> > attached PHY is 5755 (10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet) (WireSpeed[1],
> > EEE[0]) [ 2270.255632] pcieport 0000:00:1c.5: eth0: RXcsums[1]
> > LinkChgREG[0] MIirq[0] ASF[0] TSOcap[1] [ 2270.255635] pcieport
> > 0000:00:1c.5: eth0: dma_rwctrl[76180000] dma_mask[64-bit]
> > 
> > wireless found:
> > 
> > [ 2298.388337] ssb: Found chip with id 0x4311, rev 0x01 and package
> > 0x00 [ 2298.388354] ssb: Core 0 found: ChipCommon (cc 0x800, rev
> > 0x11, vendor 0x4243) [ 2298.388363] ssb: Core 1 found: IEEE 802.11
> > (cc 0x812, rev 0x0A, vendor 0x4243) [ 2298.388372] ssb: Core 2
> > found: USB 1.1 Host (cc 0x817, rev 0x03, vendor 0x4243) [
> > 2298.388380] ssb: Core 3 found: PCI-E (cc 0x820, rev 0x01, vendor
> > 0x4243) [ 2298.409349] ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI
> > device 0000:0c:00.0 [ 2298.412579] b43-phy1: Broadcom 4311 WLAN
> > found (core revision 10) [ 2298.427064] b43-phy1: Found PHY: Analog
> > 4, Type 2 (G), Revision 8 [ 2298.434896] ieee80211 phy1: Selected
> > rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht' [ 2298.435696] Broadcom 43xx
> > driver loaded [ Features: PMNLS ]
> > 
> > lspci -v:
> > 
> > 09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme
> > BCM5755M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 02) Subsystem: Dell
> > Device 01f9 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17 
> > Memory at f6bf0000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K] 
> > Capabilities: [48] Power Management version 3 Capabilities: [50]
> > Vital Product Data Capabilities: [58] Vendor Specific Information:
> > Len=78 <?> Capabilities: [e8] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable-
> > 64bit+ Capabilities: [d0] Express Endpoint, MSI 00 Capabilities:
> > [100] Advanced Error Reporting Capabilities: [13c] Virtual Channel 
> > Capabilities: [160] Device Serial Number 00-1c-23-ff-fe-1f-d1-da 
> > Capabilities: [16c] Power Budgeting <?> Kernel driver in use: tg3 
> > Kernel modules: tg3
> > 
> > 0c:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311
> > 802.11a/b/g (rev 01) Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1490 Dual Band WLAN
> > Mini-Card Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17 Memory
> > at f6cfc000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K] Capabilities:
> > [40] Power Management version 2 Capabilities: [58] MSI: Enable-
> > Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit- Capabilities: [d0] Express Legacy
> > Endpoint, MSI 00 Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting 
> > Capabilities: [13c] Virtual Channel Kernel driver in use:
> > b43-pci-bridge Kernel modules: ssb
> > 
> > ifconfig eth0 up: eth0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No
> > such device
> > 
> > ifconfig wlan0 up: wlan0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No
> > such device
> > 
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