On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 14:24, Hooton, Gerard wrote:
> Hi all,
> I need your help.
> I want to change the Ethernet NIC in a Debian box.
> How do I proceed?
> Can't find clear documentation on this.
I don't think there is any...
1. shutdown -h
2. open box
3. pull out old card
4. put in new card
5. close lid
6. switch on
kudzu or whatever should spot the change during boot and offer to
install a new driver. If not, then it's a long, slow, tedious job
to find the right driver and either recompile the kernel or insmod
it. The trick is to stick to well-known and well-supported cards.
If you have DHCP looking for the MAC address of the box, type
ifconfig to find it out and then edit dhcpd.conf on the DHCP server.
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