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Old 06-04-06, 03:00 AM   #2
BashfulTux
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Default Re: how can i disable the forcedeth in debian "etch"

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Originally Posted by jaffsonying
i have install the driver downloaded from nvidia,and added the below words to /etc/modules
alias eth0 nvnet
alias forcedeth off
but it doesn't work at all
the driver is still forcedeth when i reboot again!
/etc/modules is not where you should put it create a file /etc/modprobe.d/nvnet and put the alias eth0 nvnet in there then modprobe should see it when booting. Worse case rename/delete the forcedeth from the /lib/modules/'uname -r'/kernel/drivers/net/ directory using the output of the uname -r to find the correct directory name.
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