Networking problem

arthur at linuxbox.nu arthur at linuxbox.nu
Tue Mar 6 05:57:05 PST 2001


The problem I have is the fact that my hard drive is in a caddy and it
migrates from home to work and back.  That is also why I asked about
cross-compiling.  I have 586's at work and 686's at home.  I need to build
my distro so its modular.

Arthur H. Johnson II
The Linux Box
http://www.linuxbox.nu
arthur at linuxbox.nu

On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On March  5, 2001 10:22 pm, Bruce Dubbs 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.
> >
> > My question is: How can I get the kernel to load my network driver
> > automatically?
>
> An alternative to already proposed solutions is not compiling your driver as
> a module but directly in the kernel.
>
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