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Re: FC3: kernel panic on first boot

Am Do, den 02.12.2004 schrieb Robin Bowes um 15:50:

> > I also noticed that my 
> > modprobe.conf file was missing things after upgrading, which might have 
> > been the original problem.
> Such as? What should modprobe.conf look like? Mine just contains one line:
> # Note: for use under 2.4, changes must also be made to modules.conf!
> alias char-major-89-* i2c-dev
> However, there is a modprobe.conf.dist file which has 165 lines. Should 
> I copy this to modprobe.conf?
> R.

No, please don't copy the modprobe.conf.dist file content over to the
modprobe.conf. That file should only contain module instructions for the
hardware you really have.

What certainly is missing is the alias entry for your ethernet card. Or
don't you have one in that host? If you have audio there should be
entries for that too.


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