On Fri, January 26, 2007 03:17, Dick Middleton wrote:
> Johnny R. Wooten, Sr. wrote:
>> Quick question for ya if you don't mind. I'm new to linux but have been
>> around Unix (solaris) more than 8 - 10 years ago. I've heard that DL
>> is the best way to go for firewall. I'm trying to setup firewall at
>> home. My question is how can I obtain NIC modules for network cards that
>> don't seem to be listed in the module setup portion of DL?
> They look like fairly standard PCMCIA cards with PCMCIA support. I'm
> not sure why the PCMCIA modules are not available. Someone else on the
> list might know.
> The problem is that DL is CD based system and you can't just install
> modules or programs (because it's read-only filesystem).
> If you really need to add them then you have to build your own image.
>> Thanks in advanced. The cards I'm using are PCMCIA 3Com cards ( 3c589D
>> x2 and (3ccfe574bt 10/100MB) x2
You have to start the PCMCIA sub system.
Turn this on in /etc/sysconfig/config.
For testing just run /etc/init.d/pcmcia start .
More infos you find here: http://pcmcia-cs.sourceforge.net/
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