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Loading multiple Network interface-card Modules

uname

Linux : the kernel running is Linux 
linux.com : hostname of the machine
2.6.18-194.el5: Kernel Version
SMP: Symmetric multi-processing (many CPUs)
The date: The date when the kernel was compiled
i686: The architecture that the kernel was compiled for
i386: the current system architecture
GNU/Linux: the operating system that is running (GNU tools with a Linux kernel)

The module names such as 3c509.0, ne.o, or smc-ultra.o correspond to keywords used in the NIC name itself. For example, a NE2000 NIC would use the ne.o module.

The modules names such as 3c509.o, ne.o or smc-ultra.o correspond to keywords used in the NIC name itself. For example, a DEC Tulip NIC would use the tulip.o module.