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Re: Adding a network card...

    "Charles" == Charles Read <debianlist@charlesread.com> writes:

    Charles> Hey everybody!  Wanting to throw a spare RTL-8139 NIC
    Charles> into my G5 PPC, it looks like I don't have 8139too in
    Charles> /lib/modules/2.6.8-power4-smp/kernel/net, how can I get
    Charles> it there?  

The 8139too driver is available in the stock Debian kernel, I think
you are simply looking in the wrong place.

$ dlocate 8139
kernel-image-2.6.8-power4: /lib/modules/2.6.8-power4/kernel/drivers/net/8139cp.ko
kernel-image-2.6.8-power4: /lib/modules/2.6.8-power4/kernel/drivers/net/8139too.ko
kernel-image-2.6.8-power4-smp: /lib/modules/2.6.8-power4-smp/kernel/drivers/net/8139cp.ko
kernel-image-2.6.8-power4-smp: /lib/modules/2.6.8-power4-smp/kernel/drivers/net/8139too.ko

I would try running 'modprobe 8139too' to load it (though I have no
idea if your card will work ;-)


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