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Re: NIC install - found driver, need to compile(?)

On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 01:35:14PM -0500, urbanyon wrote: 

> > You can load modules by the command "modprobe" or "insmod". The
> > man-pages should tell you more. A simple "modprobe 3c59x" should work
> > if the module has been compiled. Just try it.
> "modprobe 3c59x" doesn't do anything - or not that i can see.  the machine
> hangs (not crashes, just hangs) for about five minutes or so.  i rebooted
> at that point.

What do the logs report? Did you try the magic-sysrq?

> "depmod -a -v" gives a big list of modules, inculding 3c59x.  does this
> mean that it is loading?

No, it means that it is available.

> also, i saw this message at boot-up which may be of interest:
> eth0: Unknown interface: Operation not supported by device

That might mean that the module doesn't work with your card. New
modules are available at http://www.scyld.com/network/

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