[realtek] new SMC card not working

Jeff Garzik jgarzik@mandrakesoft.mandrakesoft.com
Thu, 28 Sep 2000 03:28:49 -0500 (CDT)

On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, Jacob Brown wrote:

> I just got a new SMC networking card (because it was cheap and fast) and
> am trying to get it to work in linux.  It worked perfectly normal in the
> first linux machine I put it in, but when I put it in my server and try
> to use the rtl8139 kernel module I get messages like:
> Sep 27 21:17:50 abyss kernel: rtl8139.c:v1.07 5/6/99 Donald Becker
> http://cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov/linux/drivers/rtl8139.html

This is an ancient driver with bugs.

Upgrade to 2.2.18-pre for fixes, upgrade to the 2.2.x kernel, or install
Don Becker's driver from his Web site.