[Nelug] modprobe versus modules.conf
dougie at highmoor.co.uk
Sun Mar 13 10:36:50 UTC 2005
Andrew Hatch wrote:
>I naively thought I could then just add the line
> alias eth0 8139too
>to /etc/modules.conf and the device should start automagically.
>Unfortunately it doesn't. Does anybody have a gem of wisdom they could
>share with me on this?
Probably not much help but I tend whenever possible to avoid modules.
For something as fundamental as networking I can't think of a situation
where I'd not need it. It might be worthwhile compiling it directly into
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