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SIOCGIFINDEX failed! - Can't get a network connection

mbeaney's picture

All was working fine, until I reset the computer (Turnkey LAMP running in VMWare Server) and now it cannot get a lease from any DHCP server and setting a static IP does nothing.


There are 2 errors in startup that I am not sure whether were always there:


Host SMBus controller not enabled!


udhcpc[3560]: SIOCGIFINDEX failed!: No such device


The latter is more likely to be the problem, but it eludes me why it would start to produce error after a simple restart.


I'm really liking the package so would like to get this fixed instead of moving on, thanks!

Marmaduke's picture

Nevermind, seems VMWare

Nevermind, seems VMWare Server still has kinks with Windows 7, moved it to an XP Pro x64 box and it works fine again.

Guest's picture

Same Here

I've got the same problem using Windows 7 64Bit. Has anybody found a solution?

Guest's picture

Virtual Box working

P.S. With VirtualBox it's working fine

Jeremy's picture

Sounds like a VMware bug

Probably worth someone who is experiencing it to report it to VMware so they can try to fix it.

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