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Old 03-26-2004, 11:04 PM   #1
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Need to autoload wlan driver at boot. how?

Basic question. How do I get a particular driverto load on boot?

Specific situation: Using Dell Inspiron 8500 with Truemobile 1300 (broadcom 2306) wireless card.

Using Linuxant's driverloader to use ndis driver.

Driver will not load on boot. I can manually start it by using dlrdconfig --auto command but I'd like driver to load on boot. What config file do i change (or whatever) to do this?

Thanks for the help....
Old 03-26-2004, 11:24 PM   #2
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Without knowing what distro you are using and attempting this on its going to be hard to tell you exact directions.

On my Gentoo install, I would put the driver I want loaded in my modprobe.conf (kernel 2.6.4) file in /etc.

In Arch Linux, I would put the driver name in my /etc/rc.conf file under the MODULES header.

Old 03-27-2004, 09:11 AM   #3
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Oops! Yes of course.

Using Fedora Core 1 with most recent kernel updates.

The chip set is Broadcom 4306 not 2306 (typo).



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