Bug 56903 - at boot initscripts is initializing the eepro ISA
at boot initscripts is initializing the eepro ISA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-29 15:15 EST by acount closed by user
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-08 16:56:29 EST
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Description acount closed by user 2001-11-29 15:15:17 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.9-13 i686)

Description of problem:
at boot initscripts is initializing the ISA eepro eth0 without to get the
values from  modules.conf
options eth0 io=0x300 irq=10
alias eth0 eepro

and the system put a warnnig:
eepro_init_module: Probe is very dangerous in ISA boards!
eepro_init_module: Please add "autodetect=1" to force probe
and the eth0 was not enabled

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot 
2. wait 
3. error

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-11-29 18:59:36 EST
Change the 'options' line to:

options eepro <options go here>

Does that work better?
Comment 2 acount closed by user 2001-11-29 19:09:02 EST
yes, now it is working ok.

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2001-11-29 19:23:02 EST
was that line written by the installer, neat, or something else?
Comment 4 acount closed by user 2001-12-08 16:56:23 EST
me, by hand

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