[realtek] rtl8139

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Thu Nov 29 08:02:00 2001

On Thu, 29 Nov 2001 sanmarf@canal21.com wrote:

> I'm configuring a FastEthernet from Genius,
> the driver of the card is the rtl8139,
> i'm using Linux Debian 2.2r0 and kernel 2.2.17
> I hava recompiled the kernel with the option of

You shouldn't need to recompile your kernel for this.

> When i execute:
> insmod rtl8139, it cannot do the action,
> the systems said that the device is busy...

Bogus message -- this message likely means that the driver could not
find the device.

Try and updated driver.
using the directions at

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