Devel-linux 1.3.6 has 2 drivers for 100 Mb Intel NIC, e100 and eepro100.
In my box both drivers got loaded but eepro100 was used. I want to use
the e100 so therefor I blacklisted the eepr100 in /etc/modprobe.conf
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandro Tektonic [mailto:tektonic@...]
> Sent: dinsdag 21 oktober 2008 9:56
> To: devil-linux-discuss@...
> Subject: [Devil-Linux-discuss] [PARTIALLY SOLVED] e100 module
> problem with1.3.6
> Hi to all,
> just begin to play with DL.
> I'm not a module expert but I think I've found a bug in the
> e100 module loading (Intel ethernet card or on board card for
> laptops, for example Thinkpad) in the development version
> 1.3.6-2008-08-12 for i586 CPUs.
> I installed DL on a USB key and everything went fine.
> In the setup procedure I set up the e100 module but when I
> tried to get an IP from the lan dhcp server I've got a fault,
> due to something wrong in the file /etc/dhclient.conf (btw,
> there is also some garbage in this file, like reference to
> 'andare.fugue.com', 'home.vix.com' and 'andare.swiftmedia.com'):
> line 14 ---> script "/etc/dhclient-script";
> while this script file is located in /sbin
> Quick workaround in 3 steps to let the network run:
> 1. ifconfig eth1 up
> 2. cp /sbin/dhclient-script /etc
> 3. sudo dhclient eth1
> Remeber to save-config after these steps, so next time you
> boot you have only to do steps 1 and 3.
> At the moment I didn't try to automatize this at boot time,
> because this won't be my final hw architecture.
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