ethernet controller not working on my debian installation

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ethernet controller not working on my debian installation

Postby francois.e » 2018-12-04 03:07

I do not know how I got there. The problem is that I like playing around with my linux installations. It has been sometime since I got into debian in that second machine of mine with which I used to run with a slackware type of installation (porteus frugal install or hdd install).

I am on debian stretch stable.

My linux box is a toshiba satelite z930, the specs:
https://www.cnet.com/products/toshiba-z930-s9301/specs/

From what I understand the ethernet driver on this machine I need the package:
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xserver-xorg-video-intel


So chrooting into debian stretch from porteus:
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mkdir /mnt/chroot  &&
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/chroot &&
mount --bind /dev /mnt/chroot/dev &&
mount --bind /proc /mnt/chroot/proc &&
mount --bind /sys /mnt/chroot/sys &&
chroot /mnt/chroot

su rimbaud #which is my user account

Trying to reinstall xserver-xorg-video-intel, I get the following error:
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rimbaud@porteus:/$ sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-intel
sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified
rimbaud@porteus:/$


So consider that system with a dualboot debian-slackware installation. Ethernet and wifi functioning on the slackware type installation but not on the debian installation.

I want to resume ethernet function on the debian system thru chroot. Or if you prefer by any other way you will find more effective.

Thanks.
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Re: ethernet controller not working on my debian installatio

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2018-12-04 06:09

francois.e wrote:From what I understand the ethernet driver on this machine I need the package:
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xserver-xorg-video-intel

No.

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sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified

You need to (bind) mount /dev/pts as well.
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Re: ethernet controller not working on my debian installatio

Postby francois.e » 2018-12-05 19:07

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mkdir /mnt/chroot
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/chroot
mount --bind /dev /mnt/chroot/dev
mount --bind /proc /mnt/chroot/proc
mount --bind /sys /mnt/chroot/sys
mount --bind /dev/pts /mnt/chroot/dev/pts
chroot /mnt/chroot


https://wiki.archlupinux.org/index.php/ ... ation#Ping

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root@porteus:/# ping 8.8.8.8 8.8
PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=0 ttl=43 time=31.465 ms
64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=1 ttl=43 time=32.853 ms
64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=2 ttl=43 time=33.892 ms
^C--- 8.8.8.8 ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 31.465/32.737/33.892/0.994 ms
PING 8.8 (8.0.0.8): 56 data bytes
--- 8.8 ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100% packet loss
root@porteus:/# google.com
bash: google.com: command not found
root@porteus:/#  lspci -v
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09)
   Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller
   Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
   Capabilities: [e0] Vendor Specific Information: Len=0c <?>
   Kernel driver in use: ivb_uncore
lspci: Unable to load libkmod resources: error -12

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
   Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 28
   Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M]
   Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
   I/O ports at 2000 [size=64]
   [virtual] Expansion ROM at 000c0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
   Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
   Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2
   Capabilities: [a4] PCI Advanced Features
   Kernel driver in use: i915

00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller (rev 04) (prog-if 30 [XHCI])
   Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller
   Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 25
   Memory at e0620000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
   Capabilities: [70] Power Management version 2
   Capabilities: [80] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/8 Maskable- 64bit+
   Kernel driver in use: xhci_hcd

00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
   Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family MEI Controller
   Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 27
   Memory at e0634000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16]
   Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
   Capabilities: [8c] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
   Kernel driver in use: mei_me

00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82579V Gigabit Network Connection (rev 04)
   Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems 82579V Gigabit Network Connection
   Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 26
   Memory at e0600000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128K]
   Memory at e063b000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
   I/O ports at 2080 [size=32]
   Capabilities: [c8] Power Management version 2
   Capabilities: [d0] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
   Capabilities: [e0] PCI Advanced Features
   Kernel driver in use: e1000e

00:1a.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 04) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
   Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller
   Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
   Memory at e063a000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
   Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
   Capabilities: [58] Debug port: BAR=1 offset=00a0
   Capabilities: [98] PCI Advanced Features
   Kernel driver in use: ehci-pci


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root@porteus:/# dmesg | grep e1000e
[    3.880061] e1000e: loading module not compiled with retpoline compiler.
[    3.911026] e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 3.2.6-k
[    3.911027] e1000e: Copyright(c) 1999 - 2015 Intel Corporation.
[    3.911269] e1000e 0000:00:19.0: Interrupt Throttling Rate (ints/sec) set to dynamic conservative mode
[    4.081467] e1000e 0000:00:19.0 0000:00:19.0 (uninitialized): registered PHC clock
[    4.216571] e1000e 0000:00:19.0 eth0: (PCI Express:2.5GT/s:Width x1) b8:6b:23:a0:8c:17
[    4.216578] e1000e 0000:00:19.0 eth0: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
[    4.216632] e1000e 0000:00:19.0 eth0: MAC: 10, PHY: 11, PBA No: FFFFFF-0FF
[    9.854212] e1000e: eth0 NIC Link is Up 1000 Mbps Full Duplex, Flow Control: Rx/Tx
root@porteus:/#


From this last output, shouldn't eth0 be working?

Thanks.
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Re: ethernet controller not working on my debian installatio

Postby francois.e » 2018-12-07 18:30

Too much time spent on trying to resolve the issue. I finally reintalled debian on sda1.

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Re: ethernet controller not working on my debian installatio

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2018-12-08 11:18

francois.e wrote:From this last output, shouldn't eth0 be working?

Yes.

At a guess I would say that the interface was active but misconfigured but it's impossible to tell now.

For future reference, this will show all interfaces:
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ip link

It was probably called enp3s0 (or similar) rather than "eth0", see https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Softwa ... faceNames/ for more on this.
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Re: ethernet controller not working on my debian installatio

Postby francois.e » 2018-12-11 23:36

Indeed enp3s0.
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rimbaud@debian:~$ ip link
1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN mode DEFAULT group default qlen 1
    link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
2: enp3s0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc mq state UP mode DEFAULT group default qlen 1000
    link/ether 00:1a:a0:ad:e6:ba brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
rimbaud@debian:~$


But still chrooting into debian stretch from porteus with:
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    mkdir /mnt/chroot
    /mnt/chroot  &&
    mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/chroot &&
    mount --bind /dev /mnt/chroot/dev &&
    mount --bind /proc /mnt/chroot/proc &&
    mount --bind /sys /mnt/chroot/sys &&
    chroot /mnt/chroot


And then:
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root@porteus:/# ping 8.8.8.8 8.8
PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=0 ttl=43 time=31.465 ms
64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=1 ttl=43 time=32.853 ms
64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=2 ttl=43 time=33.892 ms
^C--- 8.8.8.8 ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 31.465/32.737/33.892/0.994 ms
PING 8.8 (8.0.0.8): 56 data bytes
--- 8.8 ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100% packet loss


And ping seems to be working. But it did not for:
ping google.com.

Were these obtained because I was chrooting by porteus and using porteus ethernet setup
or because, once into chroot debian, I was using deebian ethernet setup? So is it fair to test debian ethernet with a chroot procedure?
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Re: ethernet controller not working on my debian installatio

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2018-12-12 06:14

francois.e wrote:And ping seems to be working. But it did not for:
ping google.com.

Did you set /etc/resolv.conf correctly in the chrooted system?

francois.e wrote:is it fair to test debian ethernet with a chroot procedure?

Not really, no.

I thought you reinstalled anyway, is that not the case?
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Re: ethernet controller not working on my debian installatio

Postby francois.e » 2018-12-13 21:43

Yes I did reinstalled. But as I had put some additional effort to solve the problem, I thougth that we might have squeezed the solution a little further for posterity. You never know, I might fall in the same pit at another time.

Thanks so much. :D
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