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Old 10-21-2003, 08:48 AM   #1
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Linux doesn't see the ethernet card

Hello, again,
When I do the command 'ifconfig' without args, I get lo, but no eth0. and when I did the command 'lspci -v' I got the following

00:0F.0 Ethernet controller: Davicom Semiconductor, Inc. Ethernet 100/10 MBit (rev31)
Subsystem: Unknown device 3030:5032
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32 IRQ 5
I/O ports at c000 [size=256]
Memory at dffffe00 (32bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
Expansion ROM at dff80000 [disabled] [size=256K]
Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2

is it that I don't have the correct driver, or, do I need to do something in my BIOS to let linux detect the Ethernet card?

thank you
Old 10-21-2003, 11:03 AM   #2
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i think ive got that same card, its supported under the tulip drivers, i just complied the following into my kernel:

thats under:
Networking support
-> Ethernet (10 or 100Mbit)
-> "Tulip" family network device support
-> Davicom DM910x/DM980x support


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