Have you made sure you installed the new kernel and rebooted into it? I
know, silly questions, but we ought not rule out the obvious possibilities.
> I just had a system board replaced on my Thinkpad and now the ethernet
> interface does not exist. The hardware test is fine...
> whin I issue lspci, I get this:
> 02:01.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82540EP Gigabit Ethernet
> Controller (Mobile) (rev 03)
> I have the e1000 driver compiled in the kernel.
> my /etc/conf.d/net file is this:
> config_eth0=( "dhcp" )
> modules=( "ifconfig" )
> modules=( "wpa_supplicant" )
> config_ESSID=( "dhcp" )
> dhcpcd_ESSID="-t 5"
> and when I issue /etc/init.d/net.eth0 start, I get this:
> # /etc/init.d/net.eth0 start
> * Starting eth0
> * Bringing up eth0
> * dhcp
> * network interface eth0 does not exist
> * Please verify hardware or kernel module (driver)
> What could be happening?
> Does this interface support 100mb? or is it gigabit only?
> Actually, I would love to find a gnome gui that my user can use to
> manage both the eth0 and wireless eth1 interfaces. I have not found
> working examples of this anywhere yet. any sugesstions?