[realtek] Looking for hope w/530TX+ Dlink

Erik Steffl steffl@bigfoot.com
Fri, 13 Apr 2001 07:51:38 -0700

  scyld drivers do not work with kernel 2.4 (it looks like you might be
using it), I got this card working with kernel driver.


andrewl wrote:
> Hello Realtek wizards,
> Is there a basis for hope that the rlt8139.o driver that comes with
> RHL 7.0 will work with the 530TX+ D-Link card?  So far, all I am
> getting is "delaying eth0 initialization".  I tried the download from
> the scyld site, and while I'm sure there are others that have made
> this work, even though I attempted to deligently follow instructions
> my efforts have fallen short of achieving the desired end result.
> The command I entered on my RHL 7.0 server was:
> <gcc -DMODULE -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O6 -c rtl8139.c>
> as indicated in the rtl8139.c file.
> Some of the errors returned include:
> rtl8139.c:676: structure has no member named `interrupt'
> trl8139.c:677: structure has no member named `start'
> rtl8139.c: In funtion `rtl8139_timer':
> ....
> rtl8139.c:1073 `NET_BH' undeclared (first use in this function)
> ....
> Now I realize that I'm trying to do this with one half of my brain
> knowing I need to be doing something else, so maybe I skipped some
> important step, yet I thought I was paying reasonable attention to the
> instructions.
> Anyone having any luck downloading and recompiling for RHL 7.0?  Oh,
> and of course, since I can't get the eth0 card to answer up, I can't
> get to the net to download RHL patches for gcc.  Maybe my problem is
> actually in the gcc compiler?
> TIA for any help.  I'd just as soon make this card work but the clock
> is ticking... and I may soon have to jump ship to another
> manufacturer's solution.
> --
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