[realtek] Re: I need your help.
Thu Nov 29 08:15:01 2001
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Allen wrote:
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the administrative address, not the list address!
> I have a question. I get a CardBus Realtek8139C adapter. I want to
> install it on RedHat7.2, but it is always fail. I try to dump its CIS
> and I found ther VID/PID is not the RealTek version. Its
> VID/PID/Sub-VID/Sub-SysIS are 13d1/ab06/13d1/ab06. I try to midify
> the PCI.ids and 8139too.c and add these ID on it. I can complie
> 8139too.c successfluuy, but it seems that the driver can not enable
> the card. But I found one way which can enable the card. Firstly I
> install a Realtek card on my PC and run "ifconfig" to check if the
> card is working. After confirm the card is OK, please plug out the
> card and plug in the 13d1/ab06 card. It is very strange, the card can
> work. Could you tell me what happen?
You must update the PC Card detection code, not the driver.
The second case works because the driver is already loaded.
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