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Re: tulip as module in kernel 2.6

On Sat, 13 Nov 2004, Grant Grundler wrote:

> > I did upgrade my HP B180L from Kernel 2.4.21 to 2.6.8-1.
> > The tulip-driver for network card was build-in in kernel 2.4.
> > Now it must load as a module.
> > I did insert it in /etc/modules.
> > 
> > That's OK, but unfortunately I did the update on a remote machine. After 
> > reboot it boots without network :-(
> You probably also need to add "initrd=" to the palo "kernel command line"
> and "--ramdisk" paramater when running the user space palo command.
> See "palo --help".
Yes I did.
I added "initrd" in palo.conf:
"--commandline=2/vmlinux root=/dev/sda4 HOME=/ initrd=2/initrd.img"
BTW: I currently don't understand what the "--ramdisk" entry is good for?

Why should this load the tulip-driver? Unless I insert it in 
/etc/mkinitrd/modules and run mkinitrd...

MfG, joerg.

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