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Re: RFC: new network config

On Sun, Feb 07, 1999 at 03:53:10PM +0000, Alexander Koch wrote:
> On Sun, 7 February 1999 10:00:10 +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > Perhaps the file could also specify which module to load for the
> > interface (or let kmod/kerneld handle it).
> Again I would say no to that. Have you tried a 2.2 kernel
> already? Since your kernel is *very* likely to be too big
> the first compile, you will experience that many, many
> things are compiled in as a module.
> And if you switch on the kernel support for module loading
> you may see it works like a charm and auto-loading works
> just as fine as I ever wanted it to work.

It works fine. But to bring up my soundmodem, I have to first
remove the sound module, change a serial port setting, and do
a bunch of other stuff. Some sort of pre-up script is needed
for this to be generic enough.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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