[Nelug] modprobe versus modules.conf

Stephen Patterson steve at patter.mine.nu
Sun Mar 13 17:09:45 UTC 2005

Andrew Hatch wrote:
> All,
> I'm running 2.6.10-1-k7 on debian and having a minor problem with
> automatically configuring the network at bootup.  The following recipe gives
> me a working network connection:
> 1. Bootup
> 2. modprobe 8139too
> 3. ifup eth0
> I naively thought I could then just add the line
> 	alias eth0 8139too

Never mind the alias, just add '8139too' on a line by itself in 
/etc/modules and linux will just load the module as it boots.

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