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Question network not starting automatically? 

Forum: Xircom PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter Issues
Date: 2000, Feb 24
From: Albert S. Johnston sofeise

I am running RH 6.1 using D.H's wonderful pcmcia driver. My laptop boots fine. the only "strange" msg's during boot are the "normal" FAILED for pcmcia and a "cant yp_bind/domain not bound" error when "listentin for NIS domain server". I understand that the first msg is as expected; the second one seems like a problem to me.

But when I log in I get "network unreachable"; if i then
run netconfig with args of
then the net is fine until I reboot.

I tried manually setting the above values in the /etc/pcmcia/network.opts file but the results were very simalar... including the "cant yp_bind" error during boot. Instead of a "network unreachible" msg from the ping, i get a "no route to host"... which makes it sound like I put the wrong value into the network.opts file... but I compaired it to the value i gave netconfig() and they were both the same (.3)...

Ideas? thanks

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1. None The HOWTO has some comments about Red Hat by David Hinds, 2000, Feb 24
1. Sad Untitled by Albert S. Johnston, 2000, Feb 24
1. None What card is this, by the way? by David Hinds, 2000, Feb 24
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2. Sad Still need help! by Albert S. Johnston, 2000, Feb 25
3. Ok success! by Albert S. Johnston, 2000, Feb 25
1. None HOWTO explanation by David Hinds, 2000, Feb 25

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