Networking problem

arthur at linuxbox.nu arthur at linuxbox.nu
Tue Mar 6 06:06:06 PST 2001


What kernel are you running?  If 2.4, I believe the process has changed.
If its 2.2 you need to put it in /etc/conf.modules.

Arthur H. Johnson II
The Linux Box
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arthur at linuxbox.nu

On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> That did not work.  I can put an explict insmod in the boot script and get it
> to work and I can do a depmod -a -v and see that the system is scanning 3c95x,
> but automatic loading is still not working.
>
> I was reading in a kernel book about kerneld being the agent for loading
> modules.  The book talks about Linux 2.0 however.  Neither my LFS or Mandrake
> 7.0 system has that process.  I'm wondering if it could be a kernel
> configuration thing, but I've checked and I can't find anything.
>
> Do you have any other ideas?
>
> Thanks,
>   -- Bruce
>
> 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.
> >
> > So long
> > Krenni
>
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