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Bug#603673: Workaround

I have found a workaround.  It seems that while the Squeeze installer cannot
seem to utilize the RTL8111, the resulting installation does not have the

I executed the following steps:
1) Installed an old 10/100 PCI network card I had lying around
2) Booted from netinstall CD:
3) Ignored requests for "rtl8168d-1.fw"
4) Selected the old network card for use during installation
5) After installation and reboot both cards were fully functional
immediately, no non-free sources were required
6) Removed old 10/100 card from my system and "hey presto" I have a Squeeze

Here is the relevant line from "lspci -knn" output of the final setup:
02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller [10ec:8168] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. Device [1462:7642]
	Kernel driver in use: r8169

I would be willing to boot the install CD and do any diagnostic tests that
may help the developers track this one down.


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