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Old 12-08-2007, 12:07 AM   #1
rmkrishna2
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Smile how to install realtek ethernet driver ' r8169-6.004.00.tar.bz' on HCL 965,dualcore


hello,

iam using HCL desktop which was supports only rtl 8139 it's ok for windows but its not supported for centos 5 and if i boot in to cent os its not show me the certain driver in ethernet card activation list, so i asked somebody and gather some information that it need some additional drivers which supports for linux, then i downloaded a driver for linux "r8169-6.004.00.tar.bz2" which is required all ok, but i cann't install this because it is in .tar iam not much familier with .tar operations, simply how to install this driver or any rpm form is there for my ethernet card activation.? anybody pls..
 
Old 12-08-2007, 02:15 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome to LQ.

I think that card should be natively supported in Linux. What is the output of doing
Code:
/sbin/lspci grep -i net
and
Code:
/sbin/ifconfig -a
 
  


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