LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-29-2003, 12:24 AM   #1
truong van lich
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: VietNam
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question How to install driver Ethernet card in Linux kernel 2.4.10


Hi everybody!
this is first time I take part in this forum. I wish I will become an active member of this forum.
Now, I have a problem. My computer use Linux 7.3 operating system with kernel 2.4.18. And then I installed additionally linux kernel 2.4.10 ( for another purpose). When I started my computer with Kernel 2.4.18, I installed driver for ethernet card successfully. But when I started my computer with linux kernel 2.4.10, I could not installed driver for ethernet card successfully. I tried with ethernet cards: 3 Com 3c 590, Sundance ST 201 Alta, RTL 8139 SMC EZ. In linux kernel 2.4.18 I installed drivers for theses ethernet cards successfull, but in linux kernel 2.4.10 I could not install successfully. If someone know this problem, please tell me errors i had and how to install driver for ethernet card successfully. I am looking forward to receive your _answers.
sincerely,
Truong Van Lich
 
Old 07-29-2003, 03:57 AM   #2
acid_kewpie
Moderator
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: UK
Distribution: Gentoo, RHEL, Fedora, Centos
Posts: 43,417

Rep: Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976Reputation: 1976
well there's no real reason that that should happen unless that module imply doesn't exist on your 2.4.10 tree. assuming you do know the name of the dirver you are using (run "lsmod" and take a guess at it if you're not sure what it's called...) then run "updatedb" and then "locate nameofthatmodule". i'm guessing you'll only get a result on the 2.4.18 branch.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ethernet card driver loading emrehan Linux - Hardware 0 10-21-2005 08:04 AM
Unable to install bcm 440x 10/100 ethernet card on Red Linux 9 kernel version 2.6.8.1 arsimsusuri Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 06-30-2005 01:01 AM
Install of woody fails at apt - no network connection - driver for ethernet card? wolfpeach Debian 1 06-24-2004 10:23 AM
2nd ethernet card driver install problem bya Linux - Networking 1 04-05-2004 01:52 PM
how to install driver for gigabit ethernet card? riffraff Linux - Laptop and Netbook 0 08-10-2003 01:40 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:22 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration