Best way to change an Network Adapter.

Best way to change an Network Adapter.

Post by Benjamin Grog » Wed, 15 Aug 2001 18:02:51



Hi folks,

I have an old Network card in my Linuxbox. Now I want change this old
Network card with a new Kingston KNE110TX Card.
What's the best way to change the cards? I don't want loose any settings
(DHCP etc...)

Thanks in advanced!

Benny

 
 
 

Best way to change an Network Adapter.

Post by Dean Thompso » Wed, 15 Aug 2001 20:59:50


Hi!,

Quote:> I have an old Network card in my Linuxbox. Now I want change this old
> Network card with a new Kingston KNE110TX Card.
> What's the best way to change the cards? I don't want loose any settings
> (DHCP etc...)

You should just change the network card physically, and then boot into single
user mode and make the modification to the /etc/modules.conf file to make sure
that eth0 is associated with the correct network driver.

It should read something like:

alias eth0 <network-driver-name>

See ya

Dean Thompson

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Best way to change an Network Adapter.

Post by Benjamin Grog » Wed, 15 Aug 2001 21:09:14


Hi Dean

Quote:>You should just change the network card physically, and then boot into single
>user mode and make the modification to the /etc/modules.conf file to make sure
>that eth0 is associated with the correct network driver.

Okay I will try, both network card use the Tulip diver.

Thanks a lot!

Benny