newbie question

Mike Hornung mike at
Thu May 4 20:57:44 PDT 2000

I think you put:
alias eth0 3c509
in your /etc/conf.modules.

-=<(| mike at |)>=-

On Thu, 4 May 2000, Kjell Konis wrote:

|This was very helpful. In fact I am writing from my new linux box right

|now. If you look at the man page for modprobe it says you need a

|modules.dep file to use modprobe and you do. Using depmod -a generates it

|automatically. Is there a "real" way to tell linux to load a module at

|startup? Here is what I am doing: I put this at the end of rc.local.


|depmod -a

|modprobe /lib/.../3c509.o

|ifup eth0


|It works.




|> modprobe -t net

|> Load one of the modules that are stored in the

|> directory tagged "net". Each module are tried

|> until one succeed (default: /lib/modules/net).


|> Looks promising.



More information about the Linux mailing list