SUMMARY: hme lost during Solaris 8 installation

From: John Leadeham <>
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 18:35:07 EDT
> I have just installed Solaris 8 1/01 onto
> an Ultra 5, standalone.
> Afterwards, the hme network interface seems
> to have disappeared.

The problem was that standalone was taken
literally so the network device was not plumbed in.

The solution is obvious: ifconfig hme0 plumb
(followed by ifconfig hme0 netmask up)

Alternatively, edit /etc/hostname.hme0 and /etc/inet/hosts; run
"/etc/init.d/network start"

Thanks to: Caspar Dik, Jim Blevins and Henrik Mortensen.


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