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Re: [opensuse-factory] Hardware Support: Marvell 88E8056
  • From: Bernhard Walle <bernhard.walle@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 15:57:10 +0200
  • Message-id: <20061016135710.GB20873@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx> [2006-10-16 15:18]:
>
> > this can be passed to the driver at runtime.
>
> How is that done? I haven't been able to find a comprehensive
> specification or list of kernel command-line options. Or do you mean it
> can be done even after the system is running?

If the driver isn't specially prepared (i.e. module paremeters), it
cannot. Even if it is, the driver needs to be loaded manually.

> > IIRC, there is even a YaST dialog for this.
>
> Really? Do you know how or where this is done? I thought I'd been
> through the whole thing (at least everything relevant to networking),
> but I must have overlooked that one.

I think there's no YaST dialog. It would be a driver specific issue.


Bernhard
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