[CentOS] missing module dir?

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 04:14:14 UTC 2010


On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Michael Klinosky <mpk2 at enter.net> wrote:
> I'm teaching myself about ethernet cards, and found a TLDP page. I have
> CentOS 5.3.
>
> In this section:    http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Ethernet-HOWTO-2.html#ss2.4
> in the 'Driver as module' subsection, regarding PCI cards, it states
> that there should be a directory   "/lib/modules/`uname -r`/net"
>
> There's no 'net' directory. I am guessing that the NIC drivers are
> modules (and not compiled into the kernel) - am I wrong? Or, where are
> the modules?

Look in /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/net/ for network kernel modules.

Akemi


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