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Old 05-24-2009, 06:16 AM   #1
shethaakash
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rtl8169 driver


I have install rhel5 in my leaptop.But after installing i have not found any network card .So my network is not working.network card is realtek
8169 AND MY KERNAL VARSION IS 2.6.X after thet i have download realtec 8169 series driver from realtek site but when i tried to install that driver error message come and i m not able to installit.pls give help.
is there any module require in rhel5 for install this driver?
 
Old 05-24-2009, 10:20 AM   #2
NeddySeagoon
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shethaakash,

As root, do
Code:
modprobe r8169
If there is no error message, it loaded. look in
Code:
ifconfig -a
to seeif your network interface has appeared.
 
Old 05-24-2009, 11:00 AM   #3
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post output of

#lspci -vv

Some manufacturers make bad cards... you may need to try some other module
 
  


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