Re: LAN Help Thing
Yes, Thanks Seth, I don't know how I overlooked that before.
I built the new kernel image and the the cards are supported,
it shows in my kernel logs. And luckily they support 10mbs,
not just 100. Am still not able to ping between hosts but
have very little time to troubleshoot, probably something
rather simple; will post here if unsuccessfull after a few
Thanks all around.
> Look under Network Device Support --> Ethernet (10 or 100Mbit) -->
> EISA, VLB, PCI and on board controllers --> Realtek RTL-8139 PCI Fast
> Ethernet Adapter Support.
> On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Tony Firecloud wrote:
> > there is a module for the 8139 in the kernel code? I never saw it, but would love if there was.
> > > Before you go the expensive route, have you tried recompiling your kernel
> > > with the 8139 module that it comes with? I've been using it on 3 machines
> > > 2.2, 2.4, and 2.5 kernels for over 9 months without trouble. I'll admit
> > > they're not the worlds best cards, but they do work pretty well. I never
> > > got the drivers from realtek to work quite right either. If you need help
> > > feel free to holler.
> > >
> > > Seth
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