I upgraded an RH7.3 system to 8.0 recently. Under 7.3, I was using
Roaring Penguin PPPOE 3.5.1 software without any problem. With 8.0, I
get the following message when trying to start up the ADSL modem:
ioctl(SIOCGIFHWADDR): Session 0: No such device
I then tried installing 8.0 from scratch; no differece. I've tried
network cards from three different vendors; all give the same result.
Another machine that still runs 7.3 has no problem starting up the ADSL
A Web search of SIOCGIFHWADDR turned up other people having the same
problem in different circumstances, but no obvious solution.
The modem is an Alcatel Speed Touch Home; the machine is an AMD Athlon 600.
If anyone can shed some light on this, it would be greatly appreciated.
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