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Old 05-02-2006, 11:21 PM   #1
manishsingh4u
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Help needed - Intex rtc8139d ehternet card (Silan Tech) driver for kernel 2.6.x


Hello friends,
I just bought an Intex ethernet card. The model as written on the chip is rtc8139d (not rtl8139d).
The problem is the drivers are available for kernel 2.4.x and 2.5.x only. I have used it fine under Fedora Core 1.
But, now I have Ubuntu 5.10 (kernel 2.6.12-9-386). So, the card is not working. The drivers for kernel 2.4.x and 2.5.x are provided by Silan Technologies. I have tried googling around for the drivers but no luck.
So, is there a way to get drivers for kernel 2.6.x? Is there are a way to make some changes in the source file for the driver so that it could be compiled for kernel 2.6.x? Any suggestions would be greatly helpfull. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-07-2006, 11:26 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by manishsingh4u
Hello friends,
I just bought an Intex ethernet card. The model as written on the chip is rtc8139d (not rtl8139d).
The problem is the drivers are available for kernel 2.4.x and 2.5.x only. I have used it fine under Fedora Core 1.
But, now I have Ubuntu 5.10 (kernel 2.6.12-9-386). So, the card is not working. The drivers for kernel 2.4.x and 2.5.x are provided by Silan Technologies. I have tried googling around for the drivers but no luck.
So, is there a way to get drivers for kernel 2.6.x? Is there are a way to make some changes in the source file for the driver so that it could be compiled for kernel 2.6.x? Any suggestions would be greatly helpfull. Thanks in advance.
Same here dude.
DEAD END for me too..
ANY HELP??
 
Old 05-08-2006, 11:34 AM   #3
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No Luck yet Buddy. But, I will let you know if I get any solutions.
 
Old 10-05-2006, 05:09 AM   #4
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Rtlp8139d Intex Is Duplicate

Quote:
Originally Posted by manishsingh4u
Hello friends,
I just bought an Intex ethernet card. The model as written on the chip is rtc8139d (not rtl8139d).
The problem is the drivers are available for kernel 2.4.x and 2.5.x only. I have used it fine under Fedora Core 1.
But, now I have Ubuntu 5.10 (kernel 2.6.12-9-386). So, the card is not working. The drivers for kernel 2.4.x and 2.5.x are provided by Silan Technologies. I have tried googling around for the drivers but no luck.
So, is there a way to get drivers for kernel 2.6.x? Is there are a way to make some changes in the source file for the driver so that it could be compiled for kernel 2.6.x? Any suggestions would be greatly helpfull. Thanks in advance.


BEWARE INTEX IS PROVIDING DUPLICATE REAL TEK RTL 8139D CHIP. IT DOES NOT WORK IN WINDOWS2003 ALSO. I DOWNLOADED DIRVERS FROM REAL TEK WEB SITE AND CONTACTED CHINA (REAL TEK). FINALLY I CONTACTED BANGALORE INTEX OFFICE AND HE AGREED THAT YOU CAN RETURN TO DEALER AND GO FOR D-LINK
 
Old 10-05-2006, 05:10 AM   #5
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Same here dude.
DEAD END for me too..
ANY HELP??


BEWARE INTEX IS PROVIDING DUPLICATE REAL TEK RTL 8139D CHIP. IT DOES NOT WORK IN WINDOWS2003 ALSO. I DOWNLOADED DIRVERS FROM REAL TEK WEB SITE AND CONTACTED CHINA (REAL TEK). FINALLY I CONTACTED BANGALORE INTEX OFFICE AND HE AGREED THAT YOU CAN RETURN TO DEALER AND GO FOR D-LINK
 
Old 10-05-2006, 05:11 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by manishsingh4u
Hello friends,
I just bought an Intex ethernet card. The model as written on the chip is rtc8139d (not rtl8139d).
The problem is the drivers are available for kernel 2.4.x and 2.5.x only. I have used it fine under Fedora Core 1.
But, now I have Ubuntu 5.10 (kernel 2.6.12-9-386). So, the card is not working. The drivers for kernel 2.4.x and 2.5.x are provided by Silan Technologies. I have tried googling around for the drivers but no luck.
So, is there a way to get drivers for kernel 2.6.x? Is there are a way to make some changes in the source file for the driver so that it could be compiled for kernel 2.6.x? Any suggestions would be greatly helpfull. Thanks in advance.


BEWARE INTEX IS PROVIDING DUPLICATE REAL TEK RTL 8139D CHIP. IT DOES NOT WORK IN WINDOWS2003 ALSO. I DOWNLOADED DIRVERS FROM REAL TEK WEB SITE AND CONTACTED CHINA (REAL TEK). FINALLY I CONTACTED BANGALORE INTEX OFFICE AND HE AGREED THAT YOU CAN RETURN TO DEALER AND GO FOR D-LINK
 
Old 10-05-2006, 05:11 AM   #7
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Beware Intex Is Providing Duplicate Real Tek Rtl 8139d Chip. It Does Not Work In Windows2003 Also. I Downloaded Dirvers From Real Tek Web Site And Contacted China (real Tek). Finally I Contacted Bangalore Intex Office And He Agreed That You Can Return To Dealer And Go For D-link
 
Old 12-08-2006, 02:33 PM   #8
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I have the same issue. The drivers are for 2.2 and 2.4 kernels. I need it for a 2.6.12 kernel on Gentoo Linux.

Here is the driver for 2.2 and 2.4 provided by the manufacturer. lspci detects the card as a RTL8139, but itīs in fact a Silan SC92031 (itīs a fake cheap chinese card).


Please, could anyone "transalte" it into 2.6 kernel?
Thanks,
Pablo
 
Old 06-29-2007, 05:24 PM   #9
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Some hope finnaly

Hey guys check this new kernel , it seems to support this card, have a look


http://news.softpedia.com/news/Linux...ed-53132.shtml
 
Old 06-30-2007, 10:00 AM   #10
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Hey GUYS .. it works

Hello friends... Thanks for the earlier posts, i have found this new updated kernel for Fedora core 6 and it really works.

http://www.howtoforge.com/kernel_compilation_fedora_p2

The above mentioned site also gives a step by step guide to install the kernel

Also you can download the patch for this kernel (which was not required by me to make the network card workin)

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pu...s/Fedora/RPMS/

There was this step which did not work for me.. when i tried to

#make menuconfig

This was used to make the orginial cofig as the default config and starting point to start the installationg

BUT i was getting errs when runnig this command..

So i went straight to make...

It gave a lot of option.. I just kept hitting enter.. till i reached this

Install Network drivers for Silan SC92031 (EXPERIMENTAL) [y]

I pressed y here and the rest i kept hitting enter till it finished ..

then it was three more commands

make all
make modules_install
make install

after this reboot your computer and you will see in your grub boot menu the new kernel listed with your old kernel..

Hope this finding helps

May be its quite a long time i have found out this solution

12-09-06 ---its 06/2007
 
Old 07-01-2007, 02:35 AM   #11
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May be its quite a long time i have found out this solution
12-09-06 ---its 06/2007
Thanks for the updates friend. I will check with my younger brother to see if this driver works as he is using that PC these days.
 
Old 11-01-2007, 03:53 PM   #12
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hey this is Novemeber of year 2007 the starting post of this thread note the date is 2006 finally I got the solution to my problem which I was searching from february kernel 2.6.22.5 or above has a stable driver for this particular chipset names sc92031.c any one facing this problem can google it , it works now I faced problem with kernel 2.6.21 although it had lan the said driver but did not worked properly.

Last edited by tkmsr; 11-01-2007 at 03:55 PM.
 
Old 11-09-2007, 08:23 AM   #13
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how to checkup my kernel version
 
Old 11-14-2007, 12:53 AM   #14
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how to checkup my kernel version
Just type this command in the terminal
Code:
uname -r
 
  


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