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Re: Debian put into a broken state

On Thursday 01 April 2004 23:34, Sean O'Dell wrote:
> Solved this, pretty much.  Basically, when I upgraded, two things happened
> that I didn't know about.  One, the kernel driver for my network card
> stopped getting loaded; something happened during dist-upgrade or upgrade
> that caused it to be removed from the list of modules to load.  I compiled
> the driver static in the kernel and the network was able to load after
> that.  Also, kdm apparently was un-installed by something during
> dist-upgrade or upgrade.  So, once I got the network back up, removing and
> re-installing various things got me back in working order.

It would probably be better for you to use a standard debian kernel and add 
the name of the ethernet driver into /etc/modules

Alan Chandler
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you,
 then they fight you, then you win. --Gandhi

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