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Help setting up VIA Rhine driver for Solaris 10

Timothy Sam
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Joined: Sep 18, 2005
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I have the VT6103 chipset which I think should have no problem... Now after I "make" and "make install"... I can see the message



/usr/sbin/install -f /kernel/drv -m 755 -u root -g sys i386/rh
new owner is root
i386/rh installed as /kernel/drv/rh


but when I try to do


# ifconfig rh0 plumb 192.168.0.1 up



it would say "No such file or directory". Please help... Suggestions are welcome... Thanks...


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Martin Simons
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Joined: Mar 02, 2006
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You still need to start the driver probably. type "modload rh" or
"modload drv/rh". If after a reboot, the driver is not automatically
started, then you need to add "forceload drv/rh" to the /etc/system file.
Timothy Sam
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Joined: Sep 18, 2005
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Thank you for your reply, here's what happened...


You still need to start the driver probably. type "modload rh" or
"modload drv/rh".


I got an error message saying...

"can't load module: no such device or address"


If after a reboot, the driver is not automatically
started, then you need to add "forceload drv/rh" to the /etc/system file.



was that really "forceload drv/rh" and not "forceload: drv/rh"? I tried "forceload: drv/rh" then rebooted but nothing happened... At startup it even shows "forceload of drv/rh failed".
 
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