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Old 09-17-2006, 08:17 AM   #1
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info on inserting a new module to existing kernel


Hi

I am having trouble with this post
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=433255

Now please note I am not a guru on this subject hence the question
How do you correctly create a new module to an existing kernel.

I have created my own hw specific kernel from a vanilla src but could not immediately see the mention of r8168, for the other poster, in the config file so I am not sure a kernel compile is the easy way out, bearing in mind the poster is likely to have never compiled any kernels whereas I patch mine on a weekly basis.

Any links to a howto or a walkthrough will be greatly appreciated.

I am aware I could have posted this request in other forums but you are the guys and gals who would know.

thanks for reading in any case
 
Old 09-18-2006, 01:33 AM   #2
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FYI, I encountered the same problem with on-board GBit NICs: two different kinds of NICs, two completely different chipsets, two different CPUs (one was an Intel dual-core P4/64, the other AMD/64), two different Linux's. One of them was even an Intel NIC for which Intel completely supports Linux ... except for OEM on-board NICs ... like my MSI board's NIC unfortunately was.

Bottom line: I saved myself much grief and moved on with my life by buying a second, PCI NIC.

I bought a Linksys/100MBit PCI for one host; I bought a Hawking GBit for the other host - both NICs cost me under $10.00 USD, both were auto-detected and auto-configured with no problem.

Just a thought .. PSM
 
  


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