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Re: [SLE] Loading module for network card - 3c509
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 09:21:49 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405140921.49779.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 14 May 2004 09:09 am, Fergus Wilde wrote:
> On Friday 14 May 2004 14:01, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > On Friday 14 May 2004 08:43 am, Fergus Wilde wrote:
> > > I did check to see if the module was loaded first, in fact - it wasn't.
> > >  The problem is undoubtedly a module - loading one.  I'm sure I will
> > > get it sorted out - however I'm equally sure a Linux neophyte would
> > > have scant chance, and it does seem a particular shame that the
> > > installer has blown this when so many versions of SuSE handled it
> > > without problems.
> >
> > Not 'the' module. I think he was referring to looking for a module that
> > might have been loaded for eth0 (but the wrong module) You'd have to
> > get rid of that module before loading the correct one.
>
> Thanks Bruce, I should have said 'I did check to see if any eth0 module was
> loaded first' - no, there isn't.

I wonder if it is an IRQ problem. I notice in my /etc/modprobe.conf that for
the 3c509 it calls for irq=10. Wonder if you could add that when doing the
modprobe.


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