[Novalug] Re: new install of Fedora 8
plarsen at famlarsen.homelinux.com
Fri Feb 29 11:46:38 EST 2008
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Jay Hart wrote:
> Making progress.
> By turning off Network Manager, I can now set an ip address on eth0.
> All I need to do now is get DNS and a gateway set, and I think I will be able
> to update system.
>>> I turned that off, lets see if it helps.
>>> Looking through /var/log/messages, I see:
>>> could not load /lib/modules/188.8.131.52-137.fc8/modules.dep: Permission Denied
>>> the premissions (-rw-r--r--) look fine, all files owned by root. the file
Are you sure it's not an SELinux issue? Disable SE and see if that won't
fix itself. Also, make sure that the directories about modules.dep are
accessible. Last but not least could a non-root use be trying to depmod ??
>> And r8169 (NIC driver) will not load on startup. I can mnaually load it, then
>> do ifup eth0, but two minutes later I get the DHCP stuff again. If I could
>> stop that from happening, I think I could get online long enough to do a
>> system package update.
I've NEVER seen this problem with RH/Fedora before. Are you sure the
install completed without hickups?
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