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Old 03-29-2004, 09:27 PM   #1
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where to set up "modprobe 3c59x" to load nic driver on boot?

Hi all,

I'm using Debian unstable, and i found that I had a small networking problem. Through some searching, i found that I need to "modprobe 3c59x" (load the 3com nic driver) to bring up eth0. So I was wondering in which file I should do the modprobe command so that it is executed on every system boot (something in /etc/init.d maybe)? Thanks so much for any help. Peace.

Old 03-29-2004, 10:35 PM   #2
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Assuming you actually have the module entered in /etc/modules, then all you need to do is open a console as root and type
. It should load everytime you boot afterwards.
Old 04-15-2004, 09:13 AM   #3
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you may try modconf, which config your device automatically.
Old 04-15-2004, 03:42 PM   #4
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just toss it in /etc/modules and it should be modprobe'd on startup


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