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Old 09-07-2005, 12:36 PM   #1
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dlink dfe 530 tx / CentOS 4


Hey Everyone,
So I'm trying to configure a second nic, dlink def 530 tx but seem to be having issues. as per the ethernet howto, the def 530 tx has a few compatible modules for it; sundance, tulip 8139too and ne.
so I've installed the card, created the /etc/syscofig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 with all the appropriate stuff. I'm running centOS wich is pretty much Redhat Enterprise 4 and so I noticed a little difference with /etc/modules that I am used to... it seems /etc/modules.conf replaces that. I looked to see if the tulip module was present... it was as per lsmod. So in the /etc/modules.conf file I put the following alias eth1 tulip. when I go to restart the network services and bring my new interface, I get a message along the line could not load module... I am at work now and don't have the exact message. I issued insmod tulip and it doesn't complain about anything and so I assume that the module is there. I was just wondering if someone could possibly give me some directives or suggestions on how to best get this nic installed.. it's taking me too much time now!!

Thanks,

Chris
 
Old 09-07-2005, 09:18 PM   #2
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The DFE-530TX uses the 8139too. Who said sundance,tulip, and ne?
Post lspci. Does it show up as RTL8139?
 
  


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