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[aclug-L] Re: Loading network card module at boot time!!

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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Loading network card module at boot time!!
From: james l <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 13:48:58 -0500
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On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discussion-bounce@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:discussion-bounce@xxxxxxxxx]On
> > Behalf Of Mohammad Islam
> > Sent: Friday, September 22, 2000 1:19 AM
> > To: discussion@xxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [aclug-L] Loading network card module at boot time!!
> >
> >
> > Hi Guys/Gals,
> >
> > Just installed RH 6.1 on my machine. The installation program did not
> > ask for network card info and all that. So i loaded the ne.o module
> > manually (/sbin/modprobe -a ne.o io=0x280) and then used ifconfig to
> > bring it up. Now when i rebooted my box, i saw that eth0 was failed to
> > initialize. I supppose i need to pass some type of boot parameters to
> > kernel at boot time for my netcard (Io and IRQ) so that it will be
> > iniliazed at boot time. How do i go about doing it? Or do i need to
> > configure some file somewhere so that my netcrad will be up
> > automatically at boot time?

Try adding the line 
options ne io=0x280 
to /etc/conf.modules
that should load it, but if is isa-pnp you may have to do it manually
You could also go into linuxconf, and under (i think) client setup-adapers
(or something similar) set it up to use the module ne.

Hope it helps
James L

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