Re: Ethernet Card Config (Followup)

Subject: Re: Ethernet Card Config (Followup)
From: John Price (
Date: Thu May 18 2000 - 02:01:59 MDT

> John Price wrote:
> >
> > We've successfully installed YDL 1.2 on our Starmax clone and in the PCI
> > bus hardware listing (cat /proc/pci) it shows an Ethernet card "Realtek
> > 8029 rev. 0 using IRQ 23, I/O @ 0x1000. Using "ifconfig eth0
> >" I get an error message saying the eth0 device was not
> > found. Using "less /var/log/dmesg" there is nothing in the list that
> > looks anything like an Ethernet card. I've tried adding alias eth0
> > rtl8029 to my conf.modules file but that does no good. It appears I
> > need to find the correct Linux driver source code for this chipset and
> > compile it in YDL. I'm not quite sure where to get it or how to
> > import it and compile/install it. Any suggestions or pointers from here
> > would be appreciated.

OK, I got the driver source code for my SMC 1208 BTA network interface card
(ne2k-pci.c) and copied it to my /usr area. But when I tried to do the
compile and install I got error messages saying it couldn't find 'gcc' and
'make'. What now?

John D. Price

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