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Old 04-19-2004, 11:40 PM   #1
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keep having to load network driver at bootup


I recently upgraded my kernel to 2.6.3-1-686, now everytime I reboot the computer I have to load my network driver. What do I need to edit in order for the driver to load automatically at bootup?

ps. also recently downloaded openbox, what do I edit so it shows up in the gdm? its not in my /etc/gdm/sessions btw.

Thank you

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Old 04-20-2004, 12:17 AM   #2
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You are running Debian?
Old 04-20-2004, 03:55 AM   #3
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Edit /etc/modprobe.d/aliases and add the line:
alias eth0 <appropriate module>
That will tell linux that whenever it wants to use eth0 to load the module. If that doesn't work then just add the module name to /etc/modules.


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