Bug 432171 - Realtek RTL8111/8168B driver won't work correct
Realtek RTL8111/8168B driver won't work correct
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Kernel Manager
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2008-02-09 06:32 EST by Sebastian Marten
Modified: 2008-05-08 09:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-08 09:52:30 EDT
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Description Sebastian Marten 2008-02-09 06:32:40 EST
Description of problem:

RHEL 5.1 doesn't recognize the RTL8111/8168B onboard network Card.
RHEL 5.1 (kernel 2.6.18-53.el5) does not detect or configure this NIC.

On Fedora 8 with kernel the kernel's r8169 driver correctly
identified and configured the on-board NIC.
Please backport the driver to RHEL.

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Comment 1 Sebastian Marten 2008-02-09 06:33:26 EST
lspci -v info of this card:

02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI
Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. Unknown device 368c
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 209
        I/O ports at d800 [size=256]
        Memory at feaff000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
        Expansion ROM at feac0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
        Capabilities: [48] Vital Product Data
        Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit+ Queue=0/1 Enable-
        Capabilities: [60] Express Endpoint IRQ 0
        Capabilities: [84] Vendor Specific Information
Comment 2 Prarit Bhargava 2008-05-08 09:52:30 EDT
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