Intel 1000MT Lan connection upgrade

Tijnema ! tijnema at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 10:46:08 PST 2007


Hello Joris,

I didn't tell, but i already solved this problem, i forgot to compile Tulp
into the kernel...

Thanks anyway.

Tijnema


On 2/21/07, Joris Piepers <joris.piepers at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello Tijnema,
>
> Be sure you checked all dependencies about your module in the kernel in
> the first place, before you do anything. Once you do a make modules_install
> after the make command (once you compiled the kernel) it should work
> already. Just make sure you copy your System.map and the new kernel to the
> proper location. (in most cases it is /boot)
>
> Off course you need to reboot your system first to apply the changes and
> after that do a modprobe once it comes back up again. This is just fine once
> you rebooted. It will assure you, the module is properly inserted and that
> it compiled and loads all dependencies ok. That's why most people prefer
> Modprobe instead of insmod. Insmod requires in most cases some more
> knowledge about the dependencies. Now it is just a matter of adding the
> procedures into the boot script so that it will load each time you start
> your system. Tha's all.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Joris
>
>  On 2/4/07, Tijnema ! <tijnema at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >  Hi
> >
> > i upgraded my Realtek RTL8139D(10/100) to a Intel 1000MT (10/100/1000),
> > but i can't get it to work.
> >
> > what i already did, i installed the e1000-7.3.20 kernel module and
> > installed it with insmod.
> > but what do i need to do more?, i placed it in the same PCI slot as my
> > Realtek.
> >
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Tijnema
> >
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