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i am working in linux 6.2 and i have upgraded my kernel 2.2.14 to 2.2.20.all done well but there is something wrong with eth0 interface.Because when i run old kernel .it works well, but when i load my new kernel.it does not bring up the eth0 interface.
ifconfig commad does not display etho configuration.
lsmod   command display nothing.
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check messages in /var/log/boot.msg
Do you use modules? then check if the appropriate module was loaded with: lsmod
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when i was installing kernel .20 .
after make modules ,display nothing done for modules.
and in boot.msg      log messeges are
Delaying eth0 initialization
 kernel.syseq is an unknown key
SIOCADDRT:NETWORK IS UNREACHABLE
i have copied the old modules in /lib/modules/2.2.20
but the problem is still there
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sounds like you're missing the NIC driver in the kernel.
I recommend to compile it into the kernel, and not load it as module.

> i have copied the old modules in /lib/modules/2.2.20
This is dangereous, it might or might not work.
At least you have to load these modules with the -f option (which is not done in the init scripts).
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