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Old 09-11-2003, 07:45 AM   #1
Red evil
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Question driver install under Slackware 9.0




I'm pretty new with Slackware and I need to know how I can install a 3c59x driver. Can somebody help me with this please
 
Old 09-11-2003, 09:08 AM   #2
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there are no "drivers" in linux - rather, they are called modules.

try
Code:
$ modprobe 3c59x
in the terminal (don't include $)

it will load the specific module for your network card to work. if your network is on a DHCP broadcast server, try:

Code:
$ ifconfig
 
Old 09-11-2003, 09:27 AM   #3
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Well I'm trying it on an other way. I am compiling a new kernel. the module is included, so i hope it will work now. Thank you anyway
 
  


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