Re: How To: Use DE-528CT or DFE-530TX+
"Michael" == Michael Pruitt <email@example.com> writes:
Michael> For those who stuck because no one seems to know the
Michael> answer on this, I was able to solve it.
Michael> The DFE-530TX+ is a 100/10MB/s dual speed PCI NIC that
Michael> goes for $10-$20. It uses the RTL8139 chipset. Guess
Michael> what, rtl8139.o will not work. Use 8139too.o instead.
Seems like too many of us have gone down this path :-(
Just to add some information: the DFE-530TX is a via-rhine, while the
DFE-530TX+ uses the RTL8139. The Rev. A, B and C versions of this card
were supported by the original rtl8139.o driver. Rev D (D1 and D2)
apparently changed something and the PCI id's reported were all
wrong. The 8139too.o driver in the 2.4.17 kernel detects the rev D
cards (I'm using it), and apparently so does a recent rtl8139.o
downloaded from Donald Becker's collection (but I have not tried