Autoloading of Modules, the Debian way.

Donnie Roos dr at kaneda.demon.nl
Sun Mar 11 14:31:10 PST 2001


arthur at linuxbox.nu wrote:

> Can you set multiple aliases for the same device?  For instance, my sound
> card on my machine at work is different from my machine at home, as is my
> ethernet card?  Can I do something like this:
> 
> alias eth0 tulip
> alias eth0 rtl8139

AFAIK this is not possible. You can alias something only once and it uses
the last specified alias.

You might want to look at the "probe" option (man modules.conf)
something like "probe eth0 tulip rtl8139" should work.


Donnie Roos


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