Tinny or huge mistake ?

thunderben at free.fr thunderben at free.fr
Mon Jul 21 00:31:09 PDT 2003

Hi List, 

Nick Matteo wrote :
> You should be able to use /lib/modules/<kernel-version>/build/include 
> I think.

I'm sorry, but the /lib/modules/<kernel-version>/build point to the directory I 
removed !

> But the next time you build a kernel, keep the source ;)

I promise :o)
(I think it's will be very soon).

Dagmar d'Surreal wrote :
> Use the module suplied by the kernel[1], not the one you got from
> Realtek's site or whereever. (Definitly the #1 mistake with
> 8139-chipset NICs)

Matt Burgess wrote :
> I too (and many others I'm sure) can vouch that the kernel-supplied
> module works just fine. I've got an 8139too based NIC here and I don't
> have any problem.

Thank for this advice !

Are you talking about "/lib/modules/<kernel-
version>/kernel/drivers/net/dummy.o" ?

I insmod-ed it it seems to be ok (lsmod show it), but what are the means to 
check if it handle my 8139 based NIC ?

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