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Re: Adding args for modules

On Mon, 18 Mar 1996, Mark Constable wrote:

> Yo, what might be the proper way with the debian init system to
> add an arg to, for example, the ne module on startup. My /etc/modules
> includes these two lines but the ne one gives an error when depmod
> runs thru the file from /etc/init.d/modules, and doesn't like what
> I've done here.
> 8390
> #ne io=0x300
> For now I've commented out the above and hardwired the command at the
> end of the /etc/init.d/modules script but I'm sure there is a cleaner
> more formal way of doing this... well I hope there is.
> FWIW, I've managed to get a host on a local ethernet talking in/out via
> a linux boxen that is itself connected via a PPP connection to our
> main ethernet backbone which is then routed via a Cisco/ISDN to the net,
> without using subnets. Mail me if you want the gory details.

Try adding a line like the following to your /etc/conf.modules file.  

options ne io=0x300 irq=12 

On a realated note, would it be possible to have kerneld start up by 
default up before /etc/inet.d/network is ran and before mount -a is executed?

> -- 
> Mark Constable (+61 7 55275724)
> mailto:markc@ion.com.au
> http://www.ion.com.au/linus/markc

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