January 13, 2015

my network card is not working properly every time i open the terminal and write a command 'ifconfig eth0' it shows me this msg 'eth0 fetching interface information: device not found so anyone can help me

hello guys i am facing a problem on my hp z210 cmt workstation that my network card is not working properly every time i open the terminal and write a command 'ifconfig eth0' it shows me this msg 'eth0 fetching interface information: device not found

so anyone can help me

Try doing a ifconfig -a and see what it displays about your device....

Try doing a ifconfig -a and see what it displays about your device.
Also try lshw -class network.
If eth0 doesn't show or is disabled, you may have a hardware problem.

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This is most likely because your Interface is not eth0 but something like...

This is most likely because your Interface is not eth0 but something like enp4s0.
Try ifconfig without eth0, this will show the correct Interface.

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