The kernel and the too module seem to be ok with the card. How do I know this? Keep that card connected and reboot the system and use the bios to re-enable the built-in card. Now I’m really confused I just found the official red hat hardware compat dbase entry on this card: Maybe when you tried to connect the card to the cablemodem it didn’t work because the IP got stuck in the onboard card.

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This particular card, however, not only does not work under my linux installation, but when I install it, it prevents the mobo-integrated interface from working. Why, was there something supposed to happen? The system is connected to a motorola cable-modem capped at just under kbytes downstream. The display features Should I just find rhl8129 hardware compat file and go with whatever types of ethernet cards ARE recognized automatically by FC4?

It works fine under windowsxp which automatically recognizes and installs drivers for it without any help, but not under Fedora Core 4 which I have just started using. Because I tried connecting the cable-modem through it the PCI network card instead of through the mobo network interface and it wouldn’t work.

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Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. I can return the card for credit. That was all really good advice guys thanks. If you get this far and are “functional” with both cards, try pinging the card with the ISP address to confirm that the cards are “talking” the each other and then we will try to go from there. Try via the comand line: The readme file says where to go to get the source code, which I did, but when I try compiling it I just get a billion errors and no files get generated.


Visit the following links: Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Let’s say the mobo interface was unavailable and we needed to use the PCI interface to connect to the internet how could we do that? I tried those commands to remove and reinsert the modules and nothing seems to happen other than the modules successfully get unloaded and reloaded.

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The etherbet thing is that when it starts booting, you can see the card’s link light start to flash when the boot process rrtl8129 to the point where it says on the screen, ” Bringing up interface eth You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Where do I put them? If you are using an ISP to go to the web you most likely will have to set up one of the cards to accept DHCP, so may as well set that one.


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Drivers may also be available for free directly from manufacturers’ websites. To the eyes of your ISP, when you booted and the card broadcast the dhcp server for an ip, the ISP wouldn’t give it, cause ‘you ethernft had one’.

Some have a non-working cache or part thereofother — efhernet, and others — a graphics block, and a fourth — a weak memory controller. Take mine, for comparision: You can skip to the part where you have to set your network, unless I can’t see any obvious thing here