Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 28 23:46:33 PDT 2001


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From: "ghovs" <ghovs at plex.nl>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2001 4:08 AM
Subject: Re:


> Hey,
>
>
> Somehow, the driver isn't loaded, either because you didn't compile the
right
> one into the kernel, or because you didn't load the relevant module.
>
> The output of `cat /proc/pci` should tell you what kind of chip is in
there
> (linux kernel drivers are always much more interested in actual chips used
> than in brand names), or otherwise the documentation that goes with the
> kernel might contain a reference to Genius cards.
>
> It shouldn't be very difficult at all to find the right driver.
>
> I dare venture it might be a realtek 8139 based card.
>
>
> rgds,
> Peter de Freitas
>
> On Sunday 29 July 2001 02:19, MrGuest at SaudiABM wrote:
> > Hello
> >
> > Anyone can help me to install my network card ?
> > I try
> > root# ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 up
> > but I got :
> > SIOCSIFADDR : no such device
> > eth0: unknown interface: no such device
> > SIOCSIFNETMASK: no such device
> > eth0: unknown interface: no such device
> >
> >
> >
> > I have "Genius GF100TXR  Super 10/100 PCI Fast Ethernet Card" (Linux
> > compatible)
> >

You probably have to add the following line to /etc/modules.conf (create if
don't exist) if you build it as a module:
alias eth0 rtl8139
(or whatever your module name is). Don't forget to run depmod -ae
afterwards!
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