[realtek] GF4050C (RTL8139)
Fri, 31 Aug 2001 11:50:02 +0100
> If the answer is "never, under Linux, but it works fine in MS
> Windows" then we have to figure out what turns on the repeater.
>From the data sheet it looks like the repeater chip is
non-programmable. The six Physical Layer Transceivers indicate that it
is simply operating as a six port repeater with one port connected to
the PCI bus and the other five going outside; therefore the repeater
operation has no need of any programming.
I've found a suggestion that the PCI-NE2000 driver may be suitable for
But I guess that may just be that older versions of the GF4050C used an