Where to put module option in Etch?
I'm proudly using Etch on my two Alpha Server 4100 (Rawhide) for about
2 Month now.
There is only one thing I can't solve. My network card in the originally
NIC DEC 21xxx
using the tulip.ko module with 2.6.18-4-alpha-generic .
The driver is loaded and the network is running too, but with slow
I found out that the driver loads with autosense mode and I think the
duplex mode is
not detected correctly.
I searched for information about the tulip driver and read that there is
an option parameter,
defining the NIC speed and duplex mode.
By testing all the possible option values I got my correct one (5) for 100
So I made a test :
modprobe tulip options=5
The driver is loaded with 100 FDX and the performance is as expected.
Now I want to give the option value to the driver at boot time.
I was suprised that I couldn't find a /etc/modules.conf. So I searched
again at the web
and found that the modules configuration is changed to /etc/modprobe.d.
I looked to that folder but I couldn't find nowhere information about my
So my question is : Where is my tulip driver configured, that I can put
the option value?