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Re: Kontron 986LCD-M/mITX / kernel upgrade with etch stable?

On 02-05-2008, hh.eu@gmx.de <hh.eu@gmx.de> wrote:
> Am 02.05.2008 um 14:09 schrieb Sylvain Le Gall:
>> On 02-05-2008, hh.eu@gmx.de <hh.eu@gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Am 02.05.2008 um 11:01 schrieb Sylvain Le Gall:
>>>> The solution is to upgrade your kernel to at least, to
>>>> have the
>>>> working r8169 kernel module.
>>> I've been seeing different comments on this list recently regarding
>>> mixing
>>> stable with testing or unstable or backports etc. Generally this
>>> should be
>>> avoided. Would this mean, since I need a newer kernel than the one in
>>> etch
>>> stable, that I should not run Etch stable but go for lenny or sid
>>> instead?
>> You have 2 solutions:
>> - use r1000 (a driver from realtek for this card) with kernel  
>> 2.6.18 in
>>   etch
> For anyone else looking for this (Realtek's website is a bit  
> disorganised
> and searching for the driver on it took me a while), here's the link:
> Langid=1&PNid=13&PFid=5&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false>

Errm... No this one doesn't work (well) because of misaligned data
structure. You will have a lot of packet miss after several hours of

Better use:
which is a corrected version of the link above.

> Now I'm researching which case to get. Ideally I want a tiny one but
> which allows two or more 2,5" HDDs in it. (Perhaps I later also want to
> install a TV (DVB-T) card in it, too.) So far I haven't found a good
> one.

http://www.serener.com/ (preferred)

Sylvain Le Gall

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