Fwd: Re: installation of NIC
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> From: Clive Menzies <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 00:36:03 +0100
> Subject: Re: installation of NIC
> On (15/04/05 11:13), email@example.com wrote:
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > From: email@example.com
> > Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 11:13:50 -0700 (PDT)
> > Subject: installation of NIC
> > I've installed the Sarge base, without a NIC, from a CD.
> > I know how to run base-config but it can not configure
> > a NIC can it? I do not find modconf; probably not there.
> > (Seems odd for a base installation to omit something
> > that important.)
> > Someone please point me towards documention which
> > explains how to install a kernel module, driver & etc.
> > and get a NIC working.
> Edit your /etc/apt/sources.list to give something like:
> deb http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/debian/ sarge main
> deb-src http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/debian/ sarge main
> deb http://security.debian.org/ sarge/updates main
> and then as root type:
Sorry forgot this vital step:
# aptitude update
> # aptitude install modconf
> Then run modconf and you may find your driver
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