Ethernet Card (Genius GF 100TXRII 'RealTek rtl8139' ) Pleeeeease help

Steve Bougerolle steveb at
Sun Jul 29 17:36:47 PDT 2001

>2 - I add the following line to /etc/modules.conf
> alias eth0 rtl8139
>and then I did run  depmod -ae
>but this give me a lot of line ... but nothing!!

I don't know if it's relevant, but when you compile the RTL8139 module make
sure you DON'T pick PIO mode, pick MMAP (or whatever it's called, don't
remember offhand).  My two 8139s both work without hassles but crashed
before I made that discovery.

Steve Bougerolle
Creek & Cowley Consulting, Hong Kong
steveb at

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