Multiple NICS

Jerry Feldman gaf at
Fri Feb 18 11:45:40 EST 2000

I have been running multiple NICS (both are NE2000 clones of different 
brands), and I have not had to use LILO to force the recognition. Both are 
Here is an example of how to do it in /etc/modules.conf (from the Mini 
Howto Home Network),
alias eth0 ne
alias eth1 ne
options ne io=0x330,0x360 irq=7,9 

You could do a similar thing with the append line in your lilo.conf, 
append = "eth0=io=0x330,irq=7"
I am not 100% sure of the exact form of this, but this should give you a 

On 18 Feb 00, at 10:04, Anthony J. Gabrielson wrote:

> Hello,
> 	Okay I have forgotten what the lilo argument is to get multiple
> NICS going.  Could some one please help me.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Associate Director
Boston Linux and Unix user group
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