Configuring network adpater on Ubuntu server 10.04 LTS(virtual machine) installed on Hyper-v

Posted on 2011-05-05
Last Modified: 2013-11-15
I have set up a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server (virtual machine) on Hyper V. I am having trouble setting up the network adapter.  I have set up legacy network adapter for the vm.  I do not see eth0 under interfaces. i have tried the following article. no luck yet

sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback


Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
Question by:kittu05

    Accepted Solution


    Author Comment


    Thanks for the response. I have followed that article and still having trouble. I don't see the network adapter
    LVL 9

    Expert Comment

    does it appear in

    Open in new window


    Author Comment

    the output

    Open in new window

    00:00.0 host bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 52443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (AGP disabled) (rev 03)
    00:07.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA (rev 01)
    00:07.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
    00:07.3 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 02)
    00:08.0 VGA compatible controller: microsoft corporation devices 5353
    00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21140 [fastbet] (rev 20)
    00:0a.1 Ethernet controller: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21140 [fastbet] (rev 20)
    LVL 1

    Expert Comment

    See if the interface was detected with this command:

    ifconfig -a

    Author Closing Comment

    This article helped me in understanding the configuration

    Write Comment

    Please enter a first name

    Please enter a last name

    We will never share this with anyone.

    Featured Post

    IT, Stop Being Called Into Every Meeting

    Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

    Are you sitting there reading this and wondering how to get started with Linux? It almost seems like picking the right Linux distribution is about like picking the right college or buying a new car if you read some of the article out there. Relax… l…
    The purpose of this article is to show how we can create Linux Mint virtual machine using Oracle Virtual Box. To install Linux Mint we have to download the ISO file from its website i.e. Once you open the link you will see …
    Migrating to Microsoft Office 365 is becoming increasingly popular for organizations both large and small. If you have made the leap to Microsoft’s cloud platform, you know that you will need to create a corporate email signature for your Office 365…
    In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…

    761 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

    Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

    Join & Ask a Question

    Need Help in Real-Time?

    Connect with top rated Experts

    8 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now