problem on netdevice

Marc Leeman marc.leeman at
Thu Nov 25 18:37:07 EST 2004

> [root at 198 linuxppc_2_4_devel]# tail -f /var/log/syslog
> tail: /var/log/syslog: No such file or directory
> tail: no files remaining

Depends on your system, the messages might also be directed to

> And I found that my u-boot has detected 2 net adapters.
> But I didn't assign the 2nd one an ip address.Is it the key of the problem?


Either you have stored your kernel in flash in which case whatever IP
configuration the bootloader makes is useless or you have obtained
your kernel over the network; in that case your bootloader
configuration is also not relevant.

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