Re: Broken network card
On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 08:50:43PM +0100, Eric.Lemoine@ens-lyon.fr wrote:
> > > > 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.
AFAIK, 'update-modules' manages '/lib/modules/modprobe.conf'. Then, the new alias
will be there.
Besides, '/lib/modules/modprobe.conf' is included by '/etc/modprobe.conf'