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Old 01-07-2005, 07:41 PM   #1
darkphenx
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Unhappy Problems configuring RTL-8169 NIC


I've been having trouble configuring my NIC under Suse 9.1
I apologize in advance for being unable to cut and past but I am typing from a seperate computer.

Anyway, when I run: ifup eth0 I get:

eth0 device: Realtek Semi... RTL-8169 (rev 10)
eth0 configuration: eth-id-00:0a:e4:5e:b3:e6
SCIOCSIFFLAGS: Function not implemented
Starting DHCP ... on eth0... . . . . no IP address yet... backgrounding

ifconfig eth0 up gives me:
SCIOCSIFFLAGS: Funtion not implemented

I've looked at some other FAQs and some other threads on this site that have similar problems, but as far as I can tell the IRQ is not in use by something else and I have the correct driver module in place. Any ideas at this point would be great. and as a side not, I am somewhat new to Linux but I have a decent understanding of hardware and software theories.

thanks
Jeff
 
Old 01-08-2005, 03:24 AM   #2
fancypiper
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Would that be a mobo with an nForce2-based with an RTL8169 network card built in?

From The Enterprise Linux Resource
Quote:
Problems were reported this week with an nForce2-based machine with an RTL8169 network card. The problems turned
out to exist in the RTL8169 driver, a patch to fix the problem was issued, and the results look to be favorable. If you have been experiencing
similar problems with an RTL8169 card under Linux 2.4.2x, please consider applying. The patch was
created against 2.4.27-rc3.
 
Old 01-08-2005, 08:11 PM   #3
darkphenx
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You know what? It's not. It's a VIA K8M800 chipset board. I actually think the Network Interface is supposed to be the Velocity integrated chip, but for some reason my computer recognizes it as a Realtek card. I tried using the Velocityget driver from ViaArena, but for some reason Suse Linux won't allow me to configure the card with it. I used insmod velocityget, but I still can t get it to show up. Help.
 
  


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