Please reference the list of the command line parameters supported by
the Linux device driver below.
The insmod command only loads the driver and gives it a name of the form
eth0, eth1, etc. To bring the NIC into an operational state,
it is necessary to issue the following command:
Finally, to bind the driver to the active protocol (e.g., TCP/IP with
Linux), enter the following command:
Note that this is meaningful only if the system can find a configuration
script that contains the necessary network information. A sample will be
given in the next paragraph.
The commands to unload a driver are as follows:
ifconfig eth0 down
The following are the commands to list the currently loaded modules and
to see the current network configuration: