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3c90x driver problems and module-info file

On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 03:45:11PM -0400, Robert La Ferla wrote:

> I have an Intel system with two built-in Ethernet ports (eepro100).  I 
> also have a 3COM 3c90x card in the same system.  I am using the 3COM 
> (3c90x) and one of the built-in ports.  However, the 3COM port doesn't 
> always come up after booting.  It comes up sometimes.  I've run "depmod 
> -a" but that didn't seem to change anything. I only have aliases for the 
> two ports I'm using.  Do I need to add another alias in modules.conf? 
>  It's rather frustrating to have to reboot several times just to get it 
> working.  It seems like a driver load order problem to me but I'm not 
> sure what I should do.  What can I do to diagnose this?

I don't know how you feel about rolling a kernel, but I've been able to
solve 3com NIC problems by including the driver in the kernel.  I'm not
even going to attempt to explain why this should work when the module

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