[driverloader] Need to rerun dldrconfig after boot

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Tue Feb 24 10:23:26 EST 2004


since you are running Mandrake 9.2, please try to add 'MII_NOT_SUPPORTED=yes' 
in the '/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0' file, this should fix the 
failed message on boot for eth0.

For the default route, you could also try to add 'DEFROUTE=yes' to your ppp 
connection. The file is probably called 


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On Sunday 22 February 2004 13:07, Martin N Brampton wrote:
> > please make sure that the line
> > alias eth0 driverloader
> > is in your '/etc/modules.conf' file.
> Did that, and it improved things in that the interface is brought up
> during boot with no manual intervention.  But it seems to have created
> another problem.  Now during boot the loading of eth0 is marked FAILED.
> Is this somehow a second attempt?  My ipcfg-eth0 file has DEFROUTE=no
> but eth0 always comes up as the default route.  This is a nuisance, as
> if I make a dial up connection to the internet, it doesn't work unless
> I've done ifdown eth0 to get rid of the default to the wireless LAN.
> List of ifcfg files:
> ONBOOT=yes
> TYPE=Wireless
> DEVICE=eth0
> ESSID="000740DF1F86"
> MODE=Managed
> # If you're having problems with gated making a martian,
> # you can change this to something else (, for example)
> ONBOOT=yes
> NAME=loopback
> ip addr after ifdown eth0 and kppp connection to internet:
> 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue
>      link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
>      inet brd scope host lo
> 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 100
>      link/ether 00:07:40:c3:c5:d0 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> 4: ppp0: <POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST,NOARP,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 3
>      link/ppp
>      inet peer scope global ppp0

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