[realtek] Realtek 8139 module problems

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Sun, 21 May 2000 12:54:12 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 21 May 2000 kreutpet@student.ethz.ch wrote:

> i am trying to install a PCI Ethernet controller: Realtek 8139.
> My distribution is SUSE6.4 and kernel version is 2.2.14.
> I am loading my driver module within the /etc/conf.modules by alias "eth0 rtl8139" (version 1.08).

You used
   alias eth0 rtl8139
   alias "eth0 rtl8139"

> As you can see in my attached output everything seems to be OK.
> The Problem is that my ACTIVITY LED is blinking but my LINK LED is dark.
> I am not able to receive packages.
> What could be the problem??

>   Bus  0, device  10, function  0:
>     Ethernet controller: Realtek 8139 (rev 16).

> rtl8139.c:v1.08 6/25/99 Donald Becker http://cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov/linux/drivers/rtl8139.html
> eth0: RealTek RTL8139 Fast Ethernet at 0xe000, IRQ 9, 00:48:54:6e:6c:99.

Run 'mii-diag' to see what the link state is.

Donald Becker				becker@scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation
410 Severn Ave. Suite 210
Annapolis MD 21403