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Re: installing modules for NICs


thanks - i have the 3c59x driver, and am not having any luck.  i've tried:

# insmod 3c59x

with no luck.

a search on google yields the same driver you recommend.  any thoughts?


On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, shaheenb wrote:

> Urbanyon,
> I pretty sure that there is no 3c90x module that comes with debian, support
> for the 3com 9XX series card comes from what I call the "vortex" module
> (3c59x), http://www.scyld.com/network/vortex.html has specifics on what
> cards/chipsets it supports.
> Silver's post has directions on installing modules, I suspect your trying to
> install the ones from 3com which is what is getting you in trouble.
> Also, do a search on google.com for 3CSOHO100-TX.
> Regards,
> Shaheen
> on 11/20/00 11:25 AM, urbanyon at urbanyon@urbanyon.com wrote:
> > is there a document, or something, that tells one how to install a module?
> > i'm a newbie trying to get debian up and running, and have gotten some
> > good help from this list.  all i need is to get my NIC installed (3com
> > model # 3CSOHO100-TX).  i think the driver is the 3c90x, and although i
> > managed to download it successfully, i have no clue as to how to install
> > it.  any help is much appreciated.
> > 
> > thanks!
> > 

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