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Bug 2333 - eth0 disappears after installing samba package
Summary: eth0 disappears after installing samba package
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-22 23:23 UTC by iota
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-05-01 17:38:11 UTC

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Description iota 1999-04-22 23:23:56 UTC
After installing samba from my red hart linux cd, my
ethernet card was no longer available. The reason was that
somehow the installation changed my /etc/conf.modules to
/etc/conf.modules.bak. The solution was to copy the bak file
to the a new /etc/conf.modules.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-05-01 17:38:59 UTC
The samba package doesn't touch /etc/conf.modules, so the
problem here is with the installer. You will always need to restore
any local configuration changes from save files after completing an

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