Re: [nslu2-linux] No network after successful Debian install
- stevecor11 wrote:
>I'd try just giving it a static IP address.
> I've followed the Debian/NSLU2 manual install instructions at
> <http://www.cyrius.com/debian/nslu2/unpack.html> precisely but after the
> final reboot, my NSLU2 does not appear on the network. I tried both a
> 4GB flash drive and a 20GB hard disk. The various LEDs lead me to
> believe the file system is checked, followed by a reboot, followed by
> mounting the disk. Examining the disk afterward confirms the file
> system is marked dirty. No files were modified. The DHCP server is a
> Linksys WRT54G v6.0. I tried a different DHCP server with no change.
> The DHCP server log show no requests from the NSLU2. For diagnosis I
> ran the Debian 4.0r1 install which used the network quite a bit
> successfully before the install expectedly failed due to the broken
> installer in that version. So I know the network device can physically
> work. One other clue is that when the device was tested with the
> factory linksys firmware, it failed to obtain a DHCP IP address and
> reverted to the default 192.168.1.77. But otherwise the NSLU2 appeared
> to work fine. I'm stumped how to diagnose this further. Any ideas?
> I'd try just giving it a static IP address.I attempted to do that by modifying /etc/network/interfaces:
#iface eth0 inet dhcp
iface eth0 inet static
But still nothing. Is this the proper way to set up Debian for static