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Re: [SLE] RealTek Network Card and SuSE 7.1
  • From: John Griffin <jpg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 02 May 2001 08:07:25 -0700
  • Message-id: <200105021507.IAA06868@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
BrĂ¡ulio, Chris and Rick,

Thankyou for the help, the RealTek card is up and running.

-jpg

> Hi John,
>
> John Griffin wrote:
> >
> > Hey Gang,
> >
> > Bringing up a new install of 7.1 on an HP Kayak XU800 with a RealTek RTL813
9
> > NIC card.
> >
> > I installed from an ftp server after selecting the RealTek RTL8129/8139 NIC
> > kernel module during the yast1 ftp install. After the successful install
> > SuSE rebooted and everything except the NIC came up. Which is strange since
> > I just got done installing over that same NIC.
>
> I supose you installed the 2.4 kernel, right?
>
> The name for the Realtek NIC has changed in the serie 2.4.
>
> Edit your /etc/modules.conf and change the line
>
> alias eth0 rtl8139
>
> to read:
>
> alias eth0 8139too
>
> Then run:
>
> depmod -a
>
> and then:
>
> modprobe 8139too
>
> rgrds,
> BrĂ¡ulio Gergull

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