Networking problem

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Mar 6 05:55:08 PST 2001


On March  6, 2001 03:44 am, Thomas Krennwallner wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 09:22:53PM -0600, the boisterous Bruce Dubbs 
<bdubbs at swbell.net> wrote:
> > I've almost got my first LFS system up.  My remaining problem is getting
> > the network driver to load on boot.  For me, the network interface card
> > drive is not being loaded.  If I do a insmod 3c95x manually, the driver
> > is loaded and I can go ahead and initialize the network and go from
> > there.
>
> add a line to /etc/modules.conf:
> alias eth0 3c95x
>
> then run "depmod -a"
>
> try this with first removing the module and then run "ifconfig eth0 up"
>
> the module should be loaded automatically.

That will only work if you have kernel auto module load enabled in the kernel.

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