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Install new driver of NIC card for Redhat Pro 7.3

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I'd like to install a new NIC card on my Linux, Redhat Pro 7.3. I already obtained the driver. How can I install this new driver so that Linux can recognize the new NIC card.

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chances are linux will recognize it if you put it in, when judzu comes up during boot it will probably see it.

If not, once you startup you will need to copy the driver you were given (the module) to

/lib/modules/2.4.18-17.8.0/kernel/drivers/net/

(replace the 2.4.18-17.8.0 with your running kernel version)

then add a line to /etc/modules.conf saying

alias ethX modulename

ethX needs to be your ethernet device for that card, eth0 eth1 etc.. and the module name needs to be the name of the driver you want it to use, but do not include the .o so

so if your second ethernet card uses modulename.o

alias eth1 modulename
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