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Old 02-07-2004, 06:06 AM   #1
Registered: Sep 2003
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Distribution: Slackware 9.1
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Module initialization at startup

Dear all,
Does anybody know how to load a module at startup? I have a new driver installed for my ethernet card, and I don't want to have to go through the 'superuser, then insmod' routine everytime i want to go online.

I'm using the new 2.6.2 kernel and I know that it's something to do with changing the modprobe.conf file, except it doesn't really tell you how to...

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Old 02-07-2004, 08:08 AM   #2
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edit /etc/rc.d/rc.modules
add line /sbin/modprobe <modulename>


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