[realtek] rtl8139 on 2.0.32 kernel

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Tue Apr 23 11:49:01 2002

On Tue, 23 Apr 2002, Girish Kamath wrote:

> I am trying to have RTL 8139 card on RH 5.0 running kernel 2.0.32
> I need only this version of the kernel for very specific reason.
> Linux did not install the driver during installation, so i had to
> manually download
> and install the driver.
> I successfully compiled the driver and did a
> insmod pci-scan
> insmod rtl8139
> My ETH0 interface is up and i can do a self ping. But Iam *not* able to ping
> other linux boxes on the net.

This is likely a routing problem, but you haven't provided enough
information for anyone to tell.

What is the driver version?
What is the detection message?
Are there any other driver messages?
What does /proc/net/dev report about packets and errors?

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