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Old 02-04-2008, 12:48 PM   #1
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Driver wanted - Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet NIC


Hello everybody, I am experiencing some problems in connecting to the web through my wireless card (strange isn't it?). It works pretty well under Windows, but not with linux.
Since an iwconfig returned "no wireless connections" for all the records, I thought it was a good idea to download the latest driver of the card and install everything in the proper way.
However in all, and I say A L L, the pages where I found these drivers there were broken links ...
Can anyone help me in finding a place where to download the drivers?
 
Old 02-04-2008, 03:42 PM   #2
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Two things;

First the Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet is not a wireless interface, but to answer the question for this interface, visit;

http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/...Downloads=true

Second there is a forum to ask such questions;
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/susenovell-60/
 
Old 02-05-2008, 04:33 AM   #3
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the Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet is not a wireless interface
what's then? how should I call it?

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but to answer the question for this interface, visit;

http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/...Downloads=true
I have visited this page many times yesterday, and when I click on "Site 1" or "Site 2" or "Site 3" I get respectively:
425 Unable to build data connection: Interrupted system call
the page is not loaded
425 Failed to establish connection
thanks anyway.

However yesterday I sent an email to the company, and they have just replayed sending my the correct (I wish) driver. Now I will try to install it and let you know.


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Second there is a forum to ask such questions;
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/susenovell-60/
Sorry ... is it so clear I am a noob?
 
Old 02-05-2008, 06:26 AM   #4
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The Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet interface is a wired interface, Now your system may have this wired interface and a wireless interface both made by Realtek but to get help for the wireless interface you need to let people know which one. try opening an xterm session as type something like /sbin/lspci -v to find out.

I'm glad Realtek did email you the driver, when I click on any of the three download sites I do get the driver source. Why you cannot is beyond me, but now you have the source thankfully.

I also realize that you are somewhat of a newbie which is why I directed you to the SuSE forum here, this way you will get advice specific to your distro.
 
  


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