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Re: Network Cards

Weird! Both of you that replied talk of putting eth0 in /etc/modutils/

I've never done that at all - I just put in /etc/network/interfaces,
and it gets loaded and works. Do you really need it in aliases?
If so why?



On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 12:16:41PM -0400, dman wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 08:37:48AM -0500, Mike Grover wrote:
> | Hi all,
> |   I am new to using debian.
> |   I have just finished installing ver 2.2 r3 and was wondering how I
> |   go about setting up network cards?
> | 
> |   I have a ne2000 in the machine, but when I type ifconfig, All
> |   I see is the local loop back interface.
> It the card PCI or ISA?  If it is ISA then add
>     alias eth0 ne
> to some file in /etc/modutils/ (pick a name that you will remember is
> your custom stuff, not packaged stuff) and run 'update-modules'.  Then
> edit /etc/network/interfaces and include the config for the interface
> (ie, ip addres, etc or specify using dhcp).  If it is a PCI card, then
> I don't know the module name but the procedure is the same except for
> the name of the module.
> HTH,
> -D
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