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Old 01-10-2005, 11:11 AM   #1
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Custom 2.6.10 kernel, how can I tell which NIC module I'm using?

Hi all, after a few failed attempts at compiling my kernel I got it back up and working nicely. I tried enabling the driver I thought was mine (broadcom) but it didnt work. After a few make menuconfigs, I just said "screw it" and basically compiled every network interface card as a module, and now my internets working again. I want to find out specifically which module or built-in driver I'm using and I'm kind of a linux noob. Is there a command I can type or something in /proc that shows which module I'm using so I can recompile with only that driver? Thanks.
Old 01-10-2005, 11:16 AM   #2
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maybe type lsmod as root and see what
modules are loaded ..
cause if its loaded as a module then there is
no reason why it is not there ..
Old 01-10-2005, 07:47 PM   #3
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you forgot to return 0 in your sig! Thanks for the help

edit: tg3 is the module that looks interesting from the output, I think I remember configuring that one in the net drivers. Thanks again.

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