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/