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Re: Broken network card

> > > I just finished installing my new 2.6.1 kernel, and it broke my 
> > > ethernet card configuration or something.  Eth0 failed to go up on 
> > > start, and ifconfig eth0 up shows this:
> > > eth0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
> > 
> > Your driver is probably compiled as a module and the kernel does not
> > load it at network configuration time.
> > 
> > I have the same issue and haven't found any solution up to now.
> If that is the problem, you should create an alias for your network 
> card module in '/etc/modeprobe.d/aliases' or a file with such alias 
> line into on /etc/modeprobe.d/ directory.

Ok. I was mistakely using /etc/modutils/aliases. With it, update-modules
creates the actual alias in /etc/modules.conf which, if I understand
correctly, is no longer read by modprobe. 



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