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Network lost after softboot

I run sid and recently upgraded my kernel from 2.2.19 to 2.4.18. When I
first installed sid (with kernel 2.2.19), my network card, a

3Com Etherlink 10/100 (3c905c)

was immetiately recognized. I did a kernel upgrade from
the debian 2.4.18-686 pre-compiled kernel image, and this kernel did not
recognize the network card until I installed the 3c59x module, and only
so after a softboot from kernel 2.2.19 into kernel 2.4.18.

Any ideas how to make 2.4.18 recognize the card after a cold boot?
Are there some parameters I must supply for the configuration of the

Thanks for any help.


Lars Jensen, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno NV 89512-3999.
Tel: 775.673.7113 E-mail: jensen@scsr.nevada.edu

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