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Old 05-19-2006, 01:54 PM   #1
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Biostar nForce 6100-939 on board ethernet card isn't detected by Linux Debian Sarge

As I was installing Linux Debian Sarge it said there is an error detecting my ethernet card. Then it showed me a list to choose my card from. No dice, it's not there. In the manual it says:

10/100 LAN PHY

Should I install linux anyway and maybe there are drivers for it that I can download later on?

Please share a solution.

Old 05-20-2006, 03:37 PM   #2
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That looks like a Realtek 8201. according to this:

the 8239 driver should work but have you checked in case the Linux Driver is on the mobo CDROM?
Old 06-06-2006, 01:03 PM   #3
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Rep: Reputation: 0 drivers on the mobo CD, plus i can't find any drivers on the net. Maybe someone can post a direct link to the driver?



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