Bug 2333 - eth0 disappears after installing samba package
eth0 disappears after installing samba package
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
5.2
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-22 19:23 EDT by iota
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-01 13:38:11 EDT
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Description iota 1999-04-22 19:23:56 EDT
After installing samba from my red hart linux cd, my
ethernet card was no longer available. The reason was that
somehow the installation changed my /etc/conf.modules to
/etc/conf.modules.bak. The solution was to copy the bak file
to the a new /etc/conf.modules.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-05-01 13:38:59 EDT
The samba package doesn't touch /etc/conf.modules, so the
problem here is with the installer. You will always need to restore
any local configuration changes from save files after completing an
upgrade.

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