Re: Realtek PCMCIA-LAN
i'm currently trying to set up an older Sony Vaio
PCG-F801A(533Mhz,64Mb RAM) with deb. 3.0(unstable/update-stat from
Today i've bought an adapter for pcmcia-lan from SiteCom(Cardbus Pc
Card Fast Ethernet 10/100),and tried to get it to work.Neither
pcmcia-cs-3.2.6 nor the kernel
2.4.18 compiled with all necessary pcmcia-options helped me out.
Even Kernel 2.6.0-test11 with both Realtek Drivers didn't worked
The problem seems to be the driver,because neither dhclient nor dhcpcd
could retrieve an ip.tpcdump only shows the packages from my
machine,but no answers.Physical cable connect is ok,but no ping or any
other network connection is working.
ifconfig shows the card (with option '-a'),cardctl ident return to
A friend of mine(and happy debian user) gave me an Orinoco
Wlan-Card,which is running well.
Has anybody an idea how to fix this problem?
look at the linux-wlan.org website and find your exact model of card on
the matrix. There you will see if it is supported, what chipset and
maybe where to find instructions on making it work.
Somewhere there is a village missing an idiot.