First you will need to verify you have installed the kernel-devel and kerenl-headers packages. As sudo or root
rpm -qa | grep kernel-devel
rpm -qa | grep kernel-headers
If you do not have these, then in a terminal type
and search fedora or rpm.phone.net or whatever for kernel-devel-(then the results of uname -r commad) e.g. kernel-devel-2.6.18-1.2869.fc6
Once you have downloaded the kernel devel and headers packages then download the driver for your ethernet card. Search google for the r1000 driver, I found it hard to find so if you search for r1000_v1.05.tgz on google, (the first result on google is currently a forum that links to the driver).
Once you have these 3 packages downloaded, (or transfered via cd) then install the kernel devel and header packages as sudo or root.
rpm -Uivh kernel-devel*.rpm
rpm -Uivh kernel-headers*.rpm
Then untar the r1000 driver and view the readme file. This will instruct you how to install the r1000 driver. It basically states to as sudo or root
make clean modules
After this is installed, as sudo or root in a terminal type
and you should be able to use that application to do the rest
I have not done this process in a while so hopefully this will work.