problems wiht rtl8139
Fri Feb 18 10:39:55 2000

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> Here is an attachment from cat proc/pci and about the other questions (if I
> compiled the kernel myself) the answer is no.
> My Linux distribution is Red Hat 6.0. During installation, the program asked
> me about installing drivers for my adapter and I tryed the rtl8129 and
> rtl8139 compatible but the system answered "Can't find such device".

That's interesting.  This is the relevant part of your /proc/pci:

   Bus  0, device  11, function  0:
     Ethernet controller: Unknown vendor Unknown device (rev 16).
       Vendor id=1. Device id=8139.
       Medium devsel.  Fast back-to-back capable.  IRQ 10.  Master Capable.  Latency=32.  Min Gnt=32.Max Lat=64.
       I/O at 0xd000 [0xd001].
       Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xe0800000 [0xe0800000].

Here's mine:

  Bus  0, device  10, function  0:
    Ethernet controller: Realtek 8139 (rev 16).
      Medium devsel.  Fast back-to-back capable.  IRQ 12.  Master Capable.  Latency=64.  Min Gnt=32.Max Lat=64.
      I/O at 0xec00 [0xec01].
      Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xea002000 [0xea002000].

For some reason your card is not being recognized as a Realtek device.  The
vendor id for your card is set to 1, which I don't think is correct.  I
don't know what Realtek's vendor id actually is off the top of my head, but,
1 seems unlikely.

Unfortunately, I have no idea what to do about that.  Maybe Donald can offer
a suggestion.

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