problems in installing realtek 8139 network card
pa-ronn at online.no
Sat Sep 16 20:13:56 UTC 2006
Charles Curley wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 11:38:41AM -0400, G.Wolfe Woodbury wrote:
> neat is an alias for system-config-network.
... and I have used neat.
>> It may be that it's old enough to be an ISA-PNP card, and that won't
>> show up in lspci.
> Good point; I forgot about that
To clarify that - I bought the card a couple of weeks ago, so it is
>Check the BIOS to be sure that the Realtec card isn't being
>ignored. Some BIOSes show a list of hardware found during boot. You
>may also have to go into the BIOS setup and make sure it isn't being
I did intercept the bios during bootup, but this bios shows no such list as far as I could see.
>Try swaping the two cards. Just a hunch and a bit of magic incantation
>that sometimes works.
Yes, I have also thought about that. I'll do that tomorrow. What else
could it be when the system seems not to discvover the presence of this
card? Well, I don't quite know, but its definitely worth a try.
>> Check dmesg to see if the kernel detects an ISA card, and then try
>> configuring it via the s-c-network utility
No reference to ISA came up when using dmesg.
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