Bug 31169 - driver for realtek eth cards is missing
driver for realtek eth cards is missing
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-03-09 11:08 EST by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-12 05:36:47 EST
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Description Gerald Teschl 2001-03-09 11:08:03 EST
The driver for Realek ethernet cards "8139too" is missing both in the
bootnet.img and
in the initrd of the CD. Since most cheap ethernet cards use this chip,
add it!

The driver was present in 7.0 (rtl8139).
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-09 11:43:39 EST
I believe this is now on a driver disk.
Comment 2 Gerald Teschl 2001-03-09 12:21:51 EST
There already was an discussion about this driver for the 7.0 bootnet disk so
there is no
reason to repaet it. This is a really common hardware. More than 50% of our
(>100 bought at diffrent times and different vendors) have such a card.
Comment 3 Erik Troan 2001-03-09 14:15:48 EST
There's no room. We'd have to bump something even more popular (like eepro100 or
Comment 4 Gerald Teschl 2001-03-12 05:36:37 EST
Will you at least add it to the cdrom initrd?

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