On 16 May 2002, Eamonn Shinners wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I have a problem with a box here at home. I have an old isa ne2000
> compatible card, which if I do insmod ne irq=0x5 io=0x300, loads up no
> problems. In /etc/modules.conf, there is a line alias eth0 ne, but this
> will not load the module.I have tried changing this line to alias eth0
> ne irq=0x5 io=0x300, and a few variations including insmod or modprobe
> on this line, but to no avail.
> Because the module is not loaded, and therefore eth0 does not come up,
> services such as dhcpd do not start, and this is getting to be a pain in
> the a**e to do manually.
>> Any suggestions how to fix this problem will be gratefully received.
you need to use the "options" parameter to specificy the options for
the module, not "alias", eg:
alias eth0 ne
options ne irq=0x5 io=0x300
should do the trick.
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