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Bug 11727 - Updated install w/ 2 nics fails to write aliases in /etc/conf.modules
Updated install w/ 2 nics fails to write aliases in /etc/conf.modules
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 10632
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-05-29 04:30 EDT by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-13 16:28:58 EDT
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Description Pekka Savola 2000-05-29 04:30:56 EDT
I'm doing an FTP install from all-updated redhat-6.2 tree using
the latest updates disk and bootnet.img.

I have two network cards, a tulip (eth0) and a 3c59x (eth1).
Installing over the network works fine, but at first boot
eth0 and eth1 fail. (eth0: delaying initialization, eth1: can't find

This seems to be caused by the fact, that there's nothing relating to
network cards in /etc/conf.modules.  If there was something like:

alias eth0 tulip
alias eth1 3c59x

in the file, I bet it'd work.
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2000-06-04 12:27:34 EDT
More on a similar computer (2 nics) w/ boot.img install:

Using a customized CD-ROM w/ all the upgrades in.  I boot using the latest 
boot.img written to the CD and issue 'text updates'.  Using the latest updates.

In keyboard selection, pressing 'f' brings me to "fi", not "fi-latin1" as with 
bootnet.  Forgot to add/remove something?

My previous partition was all softare-raided.  All four mount points are shown
as Raid001 -  Raid0004.  Wacky.

I enter my IP address manually.

_The most critical glitch_:

After the reboot, going to multiuser will hang at eth1 to 
"Bringing up interface eth1 _".

/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 is:

/etc/conf.modules is created correctly for both cards (eth0: 3c59x, eth1: 

Comment 2 Brock Organ 2000-06-10 17:09:15 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 10632 ***
Comment 3 Pekka Savola 2000-06-10 19:24:28 EDT
What about the additional comment, on 2000-06-04?

There were three issues of varying importance there.  I guess I should have 
filed different bug reports for them.
Comment 4 Pekka Savola 2000-06-13 16:28:57 EDT
Filed separate bugs on remaining issues, may be closed.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 10632 ***

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