[CentOS] Server Install Eth0 & Eth1 not working

Mon Jan 15 23:17:48 UTC 2007
Matthew Martz <mdmartz at gflug.net>

On Mon, January 15, 2007 5:03 pm, Ed Morrison wrote:
> Hi Everyone:
> I installed CentOS 4.4 on a new Dell 2950 using the server cd.  No
> errors during the installation and no errors on bootup when loading the
> Eth0 or Eth1 interfaces.  I currently have iptables stopped and selinux
> disabled.  The interfaces have been given a static ip (192.168.1.x).
> the subnet is and the gateway is  I can not
> ping any device on my network including the gateway.  I can ping
> and the 192.168.1.x.  After trying to ping another device
> ifconfig will show that on ifcfg-lo transmit and receive packets of 389
> or some other number depending on how many ping packets were sent.
> Ifcfg-th0 or Ifcfg-eth1 will not show any TX or RX packets.
> The box was ordered to support RH from Dell.  The NIC is an embedded
> dual port Broadcom NetXtreme II5708 GigabitEthernet NIC. I've replaced
> all network cables and the ports to where they connect into the switch
> and even a different switch and it still will not show me any love.
> Any ideas would be welcome!
> Thanks
> Ed

Have you set one NIC to not start on boot, reboot and then see if it works?

Test with only one NIC in the equation and see how it turns out.

Matthew Martz
CentOS Mirror Admin
mdmartz at gflug.net