[oclug] network issue with Debian Woody
zsprackett-oclug at sprackett.com
Wed Jun 30 11:33:41 EDT 2004
* Dennis Gardner wrote:
> Hello All,
> I was able to setup a debian woody pc no problem with one IBM (tulip
> based) network card. During installation, the NIC was configured as eth0
> and the tulip driver was configured/installed as a module.
> Now, I'd like to start setting up this pc as a firewall/gateway for my
> house (temporarily while I do upgrades on the current firewall/gateway).
> Therefore, I am trying to add a second network card. I've got a realtek
> 8139 card. It comes up during boot and takes eth0. The 8139cp and
> 8139too drivers are complied into the kernel (2.4.18-bf2.4) on the system.
create a file /etc/modprobe.d/interfaces containing something like the
following using the appropriate modules of course:
alias eth0 tg3
alias eth1 eepro100
then run update-modules to update /etc/modules.conf
zac sprackett zac at sprackett dot com
ottawa, canada http://zac.sprackett.com
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