[PLUG] realtek nic

Prachand Kaal prachand.kaal at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 21:37:35 IST 2006

रणजित भोसले wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have installed a realtek chipset nic on FC4.
> During startup it was not detected i.e no kudzu.
> After startup lspci gives:-
> 01:00.0 Communication controller: Conexant HSF 56k HSFi Modem (rev 01)
> 01:01.0 Ethernet controller: Unknown device 1904:2031 (rev 01)
> 01:02.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX
> 5200] (rev a1)
> Then did a lsmod but module 8139too not their so,
> K -- system settings -- network  -- hardware-- new --
> configured eth0 with appropriate Realtek RTL8139 SMZ EZ card.
> Now 8139too in lsmod yet lspci output same.
> So is this card detected and will it work with dataone ?
> ifconfig shows only lo.
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> Ranjit.
> p-3,i810,256mb,N5200,Zebronics NIC,D-Link modem.
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This is known as 8139D chipset based cards, and nope there is no 
official linux driver for it. You may try ndiswrapper but IMHO getting a 
card which have native linux kernel driver support would be best way to 
go with.

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